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What’s Up Doc? Aiding Physicians with Their Clinical Decision Making

From the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/30/2021)
Presented by Andrea Pitkus, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM

Delve into the value of laboratory results and LOINCs as we review their utilization in the development of an EHR clinical decision support tool shown to aid more accurate, and quicker physician decision making with less cognitive work, and greater user satisfaction in the provision of quality patient care.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify two health data items or code systems utilized in the Problem Oriented View (POV)
  • List two ways Problem Concept Maps (PCM) improves clinical decision making and impacts the quality of patient care.
  • Describe the relationship of laboratory results to a patient problem.

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of General will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.