User friendly features designed for easy use, including:
Over 160 regularly reviewed and updated pathways, from a variety of clinical areas ranging from primary care to specialist and sub specialist fields.
Clearly defined and consistent communication of radiation levels for users throughout the application.
Recommendations for imaging based on in depth literature reviews and expert specialist and radiologist consensus opinion.
Once downloaded, fully accessible without the requirement for an internet connection. Connection required for periodic updates.
Clinically relevant educational material throughout all pathways that can be incorporated into the clinical assessment.
Easy to navigate menu structure with an attractive and seamless user interface.
The Diagnostic Imaging Pathways smartphone application has been developed in response to a growing need among health professionals for easy-to-access, evidence based, portable and convenient tools to help guide the clinical decision making process.
The heart of the application is a novel and fully interactive user interface, where depending on the clinical scenario, the application will help guide the users depending on the option choices they make.
Assists in choosing the right imaging investigation based on evidence and consensus based pathways.
With the ‘Overview’ tab, users can access the complete pathway for review at anytime.
Simple, responsive and easy to access user interface.
Diagnostic Imaging Pathways (DIP) (imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au) is a locally and internationally acclaimed online decision support and educational tool. It is targeted at referrers and future referrers to diagnostic imaging, imaging providers and other health professionals with the overall objectives of DIP including the following:
DIP is accredited by the National Institute for Health Care and Excellence (NICE) and endorsed by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR).