Resources

Laboratory Cost Containment Resources

  • 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 timeframe with less risk. Scale…

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    Insight Article

    Four Signs Your Laboratory’s Performance Isn’t as Good as You Think

    It’s time to do an assessment of successes and identify opportunities for performance improvement. How did your hospital or health system’s clinical laboratory perform this year? Here are four ways to know that your laboratory may have hidden potential in cost, productivity, quality, and growth: 1. Current performance improvement initiatives are driving incremental outcomes. As…

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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 joining other industry organizations in…

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  • White Paper

    How to Accelerate Lab Value Through Collaborative Execution

    While the journey to lab excellence is complex, it doesn’t have to be difficult. A collaborative approach to lab acceleration enables laboratories to improve speed, accuracy and efficiency.

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  • Case Study

    Midwest Health System cPBM Case Study

    In 2014, this Midwest Health System had achieved isolated success in reducing inappropriate transfusions on their own, but wanted to do so much more. Download Now

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  • Collateral

    Accumen – Company Overview

    Founded in 2011, Accumen partners with health systems to set new standards of performance in the hospital – performance that drives higher quality, better service and unprecedented value. Accumen also supports health systems making the shift toward value-based and patient-centric care through an innovative customized approach and proprietary technology. Download Now

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  • White Paper

    Breaking the Paradigm: Bringing Clinical Tests Back to Hospital-based Laboratories through Lab Transformation

    Accumen’s innovative and unique approach to Lab Transformation through optimizing and modernizing hospital-based laboratories is uncovering new value for health systems and associated physician groups. All accomplished with the System retaining control of the continuum of care.

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  • Case Study

    Sharp HealthCare Comprehensive Patient Blood Management

    In 2011, Sharp HealthCare’s leadership raised concerns about the considerable amount spent on blood products, as well as the accumulating evidence that unnecessary or avoidable transfusions are associated with increased rates of patient complications.

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  • Case Study

    Regional West Medical Center: Outreach Program Development

    Regional West Medical Center identified a need for an effective outreach program. Accumen partnered with Regional West to improve training practices, expand geographically, and upgrade their service menu, ultimately reducing cost and turnaround time of billable procedures. Download Now

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