The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires providers to consult a clinical decision support mechanism when ordering advanced imaging tests. While the CMS has extended the PAMA compliance deadline to Jan. 1, 2022, some providers–such as St. Charles Health System–are wasting no time to ensure compliance. Samantha Waldrop and Elizabeth Zobel join Nick Geyer to share how St. Charles implemented imaging clinical decision support (CDS), including their goals, challenges encountered, their approach, and the results.
Nick Geyer, product marketing manager at Change Healthcare, leads a discussion with Samantha Waldrop, applications analyst at St. Charles Health System, and Elizabeth Zobel, senior customer success strategist at Change Healthcare.
Here what they talked about: