More Clinical Laboratories Exploring Lab Hubs and LOINC to Connect with Doctor’s Offices and HIEs

Pathology groups and medical labs see lab hubs as a way to reduce to cost to interface with EMRs and HIEs It’s no secret that clinical laboratories and pathology groups are being asked to interface their laboratory information systems (LIS) to the electronic medical record (EMR) systems of office-based physicians and other types of providers. Blame it on HITECH, Meaningful Use, and the substantial monetary incentives offered by the federal government. Right now, tens of thousands of doctors...

Innovations in Clinical Pathology Laboratory Management at the 2011 Executive War College in New Orleans: Day Two

Record crowd of pathologists and medical laboratory managers learned about the latest trends in clinical laboratory management Dateline: New Orleans, Louisiana—Day two of the 16th annual Executive War College (EWC) gave clinical laboratory managers and pathologists an insider’s view on the “Holy Trinity” of the ObamaCare legislation. The focus was on accountable care organizations (ACO), medical homes, and value-based purchasing. As happened on day one, yesterday it was a sizable group that...
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