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What Hospital and Health Network Labs Must Know to Comply with PAMA Private Payer Price Reporting
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.
Canadian Scientists and Medical Researchers Urge Health Canada to Regulate Laboratory-developed Tests
Lack of regulations and quality management jeopardizes the quality and safety of LDTs, claim experts in clinical laboratory medicine in a commentary to Canadian policymakers Health Canada is the latest government healthcare organization under pressure to enact...read more
New CRISPR Gene-editing Approach Under Development at Broad Institute Could Lead to Improved Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics for Genetic Diseases
‘Prime editing’ is what researchers are calling the proof-of-concept research that promises improved diagnostics and more effective treatments for patients with genetic defects What if it were possible to edit genetic code and literally remove a person’s risk for...read more
By offering a way for customers to have their DNA sequenced without any fear of being identified, Nebula Genomics hopes to revive interest in personal genetics Nebula Genomics is introducing a new model for genetic sequencing that emphasizes privacy and consumer...read more
As Accreditation Inspections of Clinical Laboratories Become Tougher, Innovative Labs Use Internal Audits and Continuous Quality Improvements to Help Prevent Deficiencies
Savvy medical laboratory managers conduct internal audits of processes involved in deficiency citations so they can uncover how deficiencies occur and help eliminate recurrences One trend that places clinical laboratories at risk involves increased regulation of lab...read more