Academic Pathologists at the University of Minnesota Developing for Innovative Ways to Add Value for Patients Using Advanced Expertise in Clinical Pathology Test Services

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota is anticipating new clinical and operational needs of physicians practicing in ACOs and medical homes

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA—Academic pathology departments are facing a host of challenges as a direct result of the rapid pace of change happening today in the U.S. healthcare system. Some challenges are financial because of reduced funding. Other challenges are clinical or due to the formation of ACOs and similar types of integrated-care delivery organizations. (more…)