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Laboratory Cost Containment

  • Case Study

    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: Controlling Referral Test Cost and Utilization

    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center needed a strategy for combatting rising reference laboratory expenses. We assisted WFBMC in analyzing the cost of their referral expenses and strategized a defined, systematic approach to managing reference laboratory costs that aligned with their organizational goals. Download Now

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  • Case Study

    MedStar Health: How Right-Sizing Leads to Financial Turnaround

    MedStar Health’s outreach joint venture with a nationally-known laboratory was unnecessarily complex, resulting in hidden financial losses. We worked with MedStar to analyze and “right-size” their outreach program, steadying MedStar within one year and setting them up for growth and increased profitability. Download Now

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  • Case Study

    Palmetto Health Diagnostic Laboratories: Laboratory Development

    Palmetto Health Diagnostic Laboratories sought a way of improving the efficiency and profitability of their existing outreach program. They engaged us to analyze, adjust and manage their outreach program, resulting in improved efficiency within the program and unprecedented growth for new outreach sales. Download Now

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  • Insight Article

    What Constitutes an Integrated Model of Healthcare Delivery?

    First published in Population Health News An integrated model of healthcare delivery is exemplified by healthcare teams (hospitals, physicians, labs, payors) working in lockstep to treat patients with the goal of achieving the best outcomes in an efficient manner, including reaching diagnoses faster and determining appropriate treatment. As wellness initiatives, such …

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  • Infographic

    Top Ten Reasons to Love Lab

    Accumen has had a great week celebrating MLPW 2017 and the critical contributions made every day to healthcare. Here's a fun look at The Top Ten Reasons to Love Lab! Download Now

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  • Insight Article

    Medical Laboratory Professionals are Health System Heroes

    Super Heroes undoubtedly display extraordinary powers or abilities like superhuman strength, the ability to fly, enhanced senses, and the projection of energy bolts. Superman and Batman are great examples and represent the best attributes of humanity as the ultimate forces for good imaginable. Accumen sees super heroes differently and is …

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Laboratory Outreach Management

  • White Paper

    Why Lab, Why Now?

    The Unclaimed Opportunity for Better Patient Care Health systems across the country are discovering that a hospital’s clinical laboratory can be one of their most vital strategic assets. With more than 80% of patient records depending on lab results, your lab has a direct impact on the quality of service physicians …

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  • Insight Article

    How Accumen Compares to DIY Lab Improvement Solutions

    Faced with tight budgets, and left off the list of strategic priorities, hospital and health systems often choose to introduce improvements to lab operations on a do-it-yourself (DIY) basis. But before your organization goes the DIY route, take a moment to consider how Accumen can drive results in an accelerated …

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  • Infographic

    How Accumen Creates Value for Your Hospital

    Achieving lab excellence should be a key strategic priority for any hospital or health system that seeks to compete in the modern healthcare environment. Download Now

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Test Utilization Management

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