Insight Article

Hospital Outreach Labs Facing Strategic Crossroads

Laboratory Economics recently hosted a special teleconference titled “Turbulent Times for Hospitals & Health System Labs.” Accumen’s Jeff Myers, Vice President of Consulting served on a panel along with Stephen Finch, Director of Diagnostic Services at Rex Healthcare and John Waugh, Vice President for System Laboratories at Henry Ford Health System. Hospital laboratory outreach programs are faced with many challenges today including price transparency, reporting, billing, prior authorization requirements, maintaining market share, increasing hospital-owned physicians and demands for sales and marketing. Read the entire article to capture insight on key topics discussed during the teleconference as featured in the August 2018, Volume 13 issue of Laboratory Economics.