Medical Homes Means Better Utilization of Clinical Laboratory Tests

One Outcome is Fewer Hospital Inpatient Admissions, Resulting in Lower Costs and Increased Doctors’ Income  Early evidence indicates that patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) may be great for patients and beneficial to primary-care physicians and insurers—but not as favorable for hospitals because of reduced inpatient admissions. The good news for pathologist and clinical laboratory is a medical home program appears to improve utilization of medical laboratory tests.   The basic idea...
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