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Clinical Laboratory Outreach Management Resources

  • News

    Accumen Inc. Launches 17th Annual National Hospital and Health System Laboratory and Outreach Survey

    Take Survey Now! SAN DIEGO, CA, January 31, 2018 – Accumen Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the 17th Annual National Hospital and Health System Laboratory and Outreach Survey. The survey is designed to capture intelligence on critical elements of the clinical laboratory business to identify strengths, weaknesses, success measures, and trends of hospital…

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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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  • Case Study

    Assessing the Opportunity for Clinical Laboratory Outreach and Imaging: A Case Study

    A Midwest health system had tried to implement an outreach program many times but experienced several false starts. Their efforts were hampered by the lack of a strategic plan, a dedicated sales staff, and laboratory operation infrastructure inadequate for outreach. To help overcome these obstacles, the hospital needed outside resources and partnered with Chi Solutions,…

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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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  • Video

    Accumen on Building a Plan For Change

    Jeff Myers, CPA (Vice President, Consulting) and Michael A. Kachure (Vice President, Strategic Partnerships) of Accumen discuss preparing for change at hospital laboratories.  

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  • Video

    Laboratory Excellence Management – It’s in our DNA

    Accumen is passionate about profoundly impacting healthcare. We are “All Things Lab.” We are collaborators, innovators, problem-solvers, and high-performers. It’s who we are. It’s what we do. It’s in our DNA.   Accelerating value through consulting, execution, utilization, and growth. It’s who we are. It’s what we do. We are equally passionate about lab management…

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  • Insight Article

    Outreach Labs Remain Profitable Despite Antiquated Systems & Lack of Exec Respect

    The G2 Lab Industry Report released on November 7, 2017 includes an article titled “Outreach Labs Remain Profitable Despite Antiquated Systems & Lack of Exec Respect.” The source of the article is cited as the 16th Annual National Hospital/Health System Laboratory and Outreach Survey Findings from Accumen Inc. and its subsidiary Chi Solutions Inc. Learn…

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