Resources

Clinical Laboratory Management Resources

  • Infographic

    Performance-Based Partnerships for Healthcare

    How ACCUMEN® Has Helped Improve Hospital and Health System Operating Margins by 25% – 50% Accumen works with hospital and health systems in Consulting engagements, like everyone else and performance-based partnerships unlike anyone else. Download this infographic to learn more about the impact Accumen’s made to hospitals and health systems in 8+ years and reach out…

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  • News

    Hurricane PAMA – Prepare or Fall Victim to Reimbursement Damages

    Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. In the Clinical Laboratory world, PAMA (Protecting Access to Medicare Act) can feel like a hurricane to some health systems….

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  • Collateral

    A Prescription for PAMA Reimbursement Cuts-The Facts and Strategies for Reducing Impact

    As 2018 begins with clinical lab rates being reduced by PAMA legislation, we expect Medicare Part B reimbursement for lab testing to decline by approximately 10% this year. However, further rate reductions beyond 2018 are speculative at this time, as efforts to change and/or delay the law continue to escalate. Download this resource for more…

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  • Presentation

    Laboratory Budgeting And Financial Management Basics

    Learn about all aspects of how a business deals with its financial resources in order to maximize profit over the long-term. Because “If you can’t measure it–you can’t manage it!”

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  • Presentation

    Think Like A CFO, Work Like A Lab Director

    Jeff Myers and Nora Hess presented “Think Like a CFO, Work Like a Lab Director” during the Chi-hosted Webinar.

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  • Insight Article

    “CLIA and Regulatory Readiness: How Can Your Lab Always Be Ready?”

    Much has been written about laboratory regulations and the regulatory process. Why publish another article now? Changes to the healthcare environment in the United States over the past few years have left hospitals and laboratories asking questions about resources. How can the laboratory stay ahead of new regulations? Many laboratories do maintain readiness throughout the…

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  • Insight Article

    PAMA Impact on Hospital Laboratory Outreach Revenue

    February 2016 (Q1) Quarterly Featured Article: “PAMA Impact on Hospital Laboratory Outreach Revenue,” written by Jeff Myers, CFO and VP, Financial Services and James M. Root, Advisor and Senior Consultant.

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  • Insight Article

    Laboratory Outreach Growing Despite Challenges

    Hospital laboratory outreach programs continue to grow, despite major challenges, with the average size program growing from $10.6 million in the early 2000s to $24.9 million in 2016. Laboratory Economics is a competitive market analysis for laboratory management decision makers and features this article that interviews Dr. Kathleen Murphy, Senior Advisor and Jeffrey H. Myers,…

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  • Video

    Accumen on Integration of Hospital and Health System Clinical Laboratory Outreach Programs

    Michael Kachure (Vice President, Strategic Partnerships) at the 2014 Executive War College in New Orleans to discuss integrating hospital outreach programs.  

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