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Dark Daily Webinar
Recorded March 28, 2018
Laboratory Certification and Accreditation: CAP & A2LA Discuss the Most Common Deficiencies and How Labs Should Prepare for Coming Changes
To help CLIA-certified clinical laboratories stay up-to-date with the latest developments, Dark Daily is presenting two special webinars that will give participants access to representatives from all four primary accrediting bodies with deeming authority from CMS to accredit clinical laboratories to the requirements of CLIA. This webinar, part one of the two-part series, features accreditation experts from the CAP and A2LA. Hear their organization’s list of the Top 10 Deficiencies identified during lab assessments over the past year, and how to prepare your lab!
Dark Daily Webinar
Recorded March 14, 2018
Newly-Available Medicare Utilization and Price Data for Pathology: Why It’s Important to your Lab and How to Use it to Boost Revenue and Pathologist Compensation
This is a must-attend session for every pathologist and practice administrator! It deals with the reality of today’s tough marketplace for pathology services and will deliver the knowledge you need to help your lab preserve revenue, enhance pathologist income, and expand market share.
- Best strategies on how other pathology practices are dealing with payer prior-authorization programs, successful navigation of payer audits, and managing narrow networks.
- An update you’ll want to hear regarding how payers are beginning to institute policies that restrict or totally deny the ability of urologists, GIs, and others to operate an anatomic pathology lab in their practice and get paid for those claims.
- Relevant policy/reimbursement/coverage changes within federal Medicare and certain state Medicaid programs that are important for you to know and respond to.
- And much more….
Save Your Seat | 24rd Annual Executive War College
April 30-May 1, 2019
Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA
The nation’s largest and most respected laboratory management event, chock-full of essential insights and a full range of laboratory leadership and operational innovations you won’t find anywhere else.
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A quality LIS vendor should define the way technology assists in maintaining a patient’s overall health and happiness, and thrive on delivering accurate results in the fastest time possible. This is so that providers, medical staff, and laboratories can improve their work processes in the delivery of patient care which are, of course, objectives which in turn provide revenue enhancements for labs. This FREE white paper can help inform your LIS decision-making.
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Molecular Information Management Systems (MIMS): Pathologists are Using MIMS To Revolutionize Personalized and Predictive Medicine
Personalized medicine and predictive medicine have become a reality. As a result, your clinical diagnostic laboratory’s need for a molecular information management system (MIMS) will become increasingly important. The Dark Report is pleased to offer this FREE White Paper, providing a detailed discussion on the whys and hows of unlocking the potential of molecular diagnostics to the benefit of your laboratory, and the contributions it can make to patient care.
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