Resources

Clinical Laboratory Outreach Management Resources

  • 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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  • White Paper

    2016 National Hospital and Health System Laboratory & Outreach Survey Findings

    Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital laboratory outreach developments and the metrics thereof for fifteen years. In the fifteenth year of the survey, Chi has now published a substantial report that captures historical and recent laboratory outreach progress and relevant issues.

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  • White Paper

    Executive Brief: 2016 National Hospital and Health System Laboratory & Outreach Survey

    Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital laboratory outreach developments and the metrics thereof for fifteen years. Chi has now published a substantial report to be released on October 4, 2016. This briefing summarizes some of the key metrics and conclusions based on the full report.

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  • White Paper

    Executive Brief: 2017 National Hospital And Health System Laboratory And Outreach Survey

    For sixteen years, Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital and health system laboratory and outreach developments through key metrics. This data is widely used by researchers, laboratorians, and hospital and health system executives to identify trends, benchmark performance, and prioritize opportunities for improvements. This executive…

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  • White Paper

    2017 National Hospital And Health System Laboratory & Outreach Survey Findings

    Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital and health system laboratory and outreach developments through key metrics for sixteen years. In this report, Accumen Inc. (Accumen) and its subsidiary Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi) present observations on key findings from their latest 2017 Annual National Hospital/Health System…

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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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