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We are at a historic crossroads, both in healthcare and in laboratory medicine. We’re seeing a pace of change and transformation that’s unprecedented since World War II. Successful labs require awareness and a keen understanding of the emerging healthcare marketplace.
Learn how your medical lab can survive the transition from volume- to value-based healthcare, by identifying opportunities to deliver recognized, unquestioned value to physicians, patients, parent hospitals, health systems and payers.
The Growing Role of Quality Management Systems In Clinical Laboratory Accreditation and Licensure
CLIA inspections are growing tougher every year. It’s the same story with Medicare accreditation of clinical laboratories. Requirements are tightening. Onsite lab inspections and assessments are becoming more rigorous.
Get a full understanding of how and why the use of a Quality Management System (QMS) is such a powerful way to put your laboratory at full compliance, ready for surprise inspections that result in a “no deficiency” outcome.
Milliman Medical Index Predicts Families Will Spend More for Healthcare in 2018 Than Previous Years; Growth Trend Could Impact Clinical Laboratories Unprepared to Collect Fees at Time of Service
Employers and consumers continue to pay more for health benefits from one year to the next, continuing a trend that is not auspicious for clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups Most clinical laboratories don’t have the capability to collect payments from...read more
Recently published White Paper reveals how the use of new microsampling blood collection methods provide reliable, economical collection, shipping and storage solutions
Many of the newer patient-centered technologies are those based on the concept of remote patient monitoring (RPM). RPM is proving so beneficial for patients and healthcare professionals, it has touched off a new wave of innovation—that of microsampling blood...read more
Payer-Provider Partnerships Accelerating as Insurers and Healthcare Networks Look to Improve Care Quality and Reduce Costs
Shift from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement is fueling increase in joint ventures and co-branded insurance products, creating opportunities for nimble clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups As healthcare moves from fee-for-service to...read more
For Early-State Lung Cancer Detection, GRAIL’s Experimental Clinical Laboratory Blood Screening Test Shows Promise
Silicon Valley startup is using gene sequencing to identify in the bloodstream free-floating genetic material shed by tumors There has been plenty of excitement about the new diagnostic technologies designed to identify circulating tumor cells in blood samples. Now, a...read more