New version provides improved laboratory test selection support tool for
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories, a national medical reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, announced the release of ARUP Consult(R) 2.0 -- The Physician's Guide to Laboratory Test Selection and Interpretation. The new version responds to clinicians' needs, including expanded content and more algorithms to assist in diagnosis.
"ARUP Consult has concentrated information into a concise test selection and interpretation tool, allowing users to make informed diagnostic decisions," said ARUP's Medical Director of Informatics, Brian Jackson, M.D., M.S., who heads the ARUP Consult project. "At ARUP Laboratories, we are focused on building tools that enable physicians to optimize patient care and improve the diagnostic process."
ARUP Consult 2.0 has expanded to offer more than 1,500 tests categorized by disease-related topics. Topic entries include the following features:
-- Clinical background information, test ordering suggestions, and concise
-- Congruent with and links to national guidelines and relevant references
-- More than 40 algorithms to support clinical decision-making
-- Updated and new content released every eight weeks.
With its updated and enhanced look, ARUP Consult 2.0 improved its navigation to enhance browsability and reduce the number of clicks needed to reach information. New features include:
-- Index tabs on disease-related topic pages enable clinicians to move
quickly through the topic without scrolling
-- Readily accessible algorithm capabilities afford health care providers
clinical decision trees with links to topics, eliminating the need to
toggle between pages
-- Full screen-widt
|SOURCE ARUP Laboratories|
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