• Deliver medical guidelines and appropriate use criteria from respected sources, delivered through the EMR at the point of decision.


  • Enable use cases that reduce administrative burden, streamline data exchange and automate case management.

CareSelect Imaging expands on NDSC’s foundational ACR Select™ Platform to deliver a comprehensive range of Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for diagnostic imaging in both adult and pediatric patient populations. AUC is sourced from qualified Provider Led Entities (qPLE), including the American College of Radiology, the American College of Cardiology, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® to ensure compliance with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA).
 

Qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism

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NDSC’s solutions are widely adopted and in use across the entire healthcare provider market in all 50 states. Organizations ranging from large, multi-state, integrated delivery networks to standalone ambulatory care settings, trust NDSC’s CareSelect platform to manage and track the actionable delivery of thousands of evidence-based guidelines within the EMR. These guidelines help organizations comply with regulatory requirements, benchmark and reduce variations in care with the goal of improving care, reduce costs and streamline communications between providers and payers.

The CareSelect Platform

The CareSelect Platform leverages your organization’s investment in EMR technology to allow healthcare providers the ability to consult a rich library of actionable Appropriate Use Criteria. CareSelect assists organizations to deliver complex care pathways and evidence-based clinical guidelines, reduce variation of patient care, manage resource utilization, and automate administratively burdensome processes.


Sophisticated CDS Workflows

CareSelect exchanges real-time data with the EMR, performs applicable calculations, and provides reliable clinical guidelines and resources at the point of order placement. This consultation with decision support enables healthcare providers access to the most appropriate test option or clinical pathway based upon best practice guidelines without changing the current workflow. Coupled with benchmarking and reporting tools, CareSelect serves as the platform to drive and complement your organization’s quality improvement initiatives.

Our technology is uniquely designed to deliver advisories with clinical recommendations from computations obtained from available EMR data and sophisticated logic that is neither constrained by, nor disruptive to the design of the EMR.



Optimal EHR Integrations

Through thoughtful design and close cooperation with the EMR vendor community, the NDSC content management platform has been designed to streamline and improve the EMR experience without taking the user out of their native EMR application. NDSC embraces the market investment and adoption of EMR technology and has aligned the CareSelect platform to close the gap in the delivery of clinical intelligence, drive improvements in patient care, and streamline manual processes. NDSC integrates CareSelect exclusively into Certified EHR applications (CEHRT).



Powering Quality Care, Compliance, and Automation

Quality improvement and resource stewardship are at the center of modern value-based payment models. Delivery of targeted decision support interventions related to priority medical conditions and value-based payment models is the key solution. CareSelect redefines how data is exchanged between healthcare providers, payors, and the resources tasked with ensuring compliance and payments. NDSC experts work with your team to identify opportunities for intervention and tools for improved performance from our growing library of clinical content.

Accurate and Comprehensive Clinical Content

CareSelect enables healthcare providers to reduce variation in patient care, fosters stewardship over resource utilization, and automates processes through delivery of trusted guidelines covering a wide array of diagnostics and services. CareSelect complements clinical expertise to enhance the quality of patient care and to reduce healthcare costs unnecessary resource utilization. NDSC’s established relationships with reliable content sources and sophisticated content curation process ensure that criteria is accurate and translates correctly from guideline to advisory in the EMR.

CareSelect delivers appropriate use criteria for imaging, pharmacy, laboratory, blood management, and quality-related measures through a single delivery platform. The core content set includes decision support utilizing sixty guidelines from Choosing Wisely, an initiative by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and the Number Needed to Treat Group applicable to a variety of medical settings and specialties. Clinical content can be customized and expanded to support organizational desires.



CareSelect Imaging expands on NDSC’s foundational ACR Select™ Platform to deliver a comprehensive range of Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for diagnostic imaging in both adult and pediatric patient populations. AUC is sourced from qualified Provider Led Entities (qPLE), including the American College of Radiology, the American College of Cardiology, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® to ensure compliance with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA).


CareSelect Lab provides coverage of commonly ordered and high value laboratory tests based on guidelines from Choosing Wisely and the Number Needed to Treat. Examples of laboratory tests included are Vitamin D Level, Prostate Specific Antigen, and Hemoglobin for blood transfusions.


CareSelect Blood facilitates enhanced blood utilization management strategies by delivering decision support at the point of blood transfusion order placement. Guidelines pertaining to red blood cell, platelet, and plasma transfusions are utilized from the AABB Clinical Practice Guidelines, Choosing Wisely, and the Number Needed to Treat Group.


CareSelect Pharmacy provides feedback pertaining to high-risk medication orders utilizing patient-specific information, pertinent laboratory results, and prescribed dosing regimens. CareSelect Pharmacy also focuses upon antimicrobial stewardship and appropriate opioid prescribing.



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