Clinical Decision Support and PHM

July 15, 2020

Running time: 14 minutes

Ryan Lee, MD, joins the podcast to discuss the potentially key role clinical decision support (CDS) can play in utilization management, and in turn, population health management. Dr. Lee practices in the Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, where he serves as Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Radiology, as well as Section Head of Neuroradiology. In addition, Dr. Lee is Associate Professor of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a member of both the Economics and Population Health Management Committees within ACR’s Commission on Patient- and Family-Centered Care.

Further Reading


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Patient- and Family Centered Care Commission

Imaging 3.0 Case Studies and Case Study Collections

“Ahead of the Curve” Imaging 3.0 case study — In this case study, radiology leaders at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia describe how they are partnering with the ED and other departments to launch an incremental pilot project to integrate CDS into the EMR.

Stewards of High Value Imaging — This collection of Imaging 3.0 case studies highlights how radiologists are working with referring physicians and other care partners to improve image ordering through the ACR’s Radiology Support, Communication and Alignment Network (R-SCANTM). R-SCAN utilizes clinical decision support as a central component of its infrastructure.


Watch a video about how Dr. Lee and the radiologists at Einstein Healthcare Network headed an effort to incrementally implement CDS at their institution.


In this webinar, industry experts Henry Soch, Dr. Ryan Lee, and Dr. Greg Nicola discuss how their experiences implementing CareSelect within their EHRs provides consistently reliable standards; reduces variation of care; and gathers data to improve performance.

This AHA Physician Alliance webinar features radiology leaders from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston discussing how they collaborated across departments to integrate CDS into the health system’s medical record, putting referrers on the pathway to compliance with Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) legislation. The webinar features Dr. Melissa Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dr. Kevin McEnery, Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center.