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Test Utilization Management Resources

  • 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

    2015 National Hospital and Health System Laboratory & Outreach Survey Findings

    For the fifteenth consecutive year, Chi Solutions, Inc., conducted a comprehensive national laboratory outreach survey with respondents from hospital-based outreach programs nationwide. The results and insights are captured in this white paper. Clinical laboratory outreach programs drive new revenue and margins for hospitals and health systems by improving quality, service, and population health management for…

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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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  • Infographic

    The State of Test Utilization Practices/Programs in Clinical Laboratory Infographic

    Participants in the 16th Annual National Hospital/Health System Laboratory and Outreach Survey indicated the current practices and the maturation of their programs. Take a look at the results and identify where your organization may be in developing a strategy to impact better patient care.

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  • Collateral

    Test Utilization Management: Measure the Impact for Better Patient Care Overview

    The primary goal of any Test Utilization (TU) program includes ordering the right test, for the right patient, at the right time during the initial evaluation and on-going testing, using evidence-based standards that lead to fewer errors and better patient care.

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  • Insight Article

    Smart Steps for Labs and Hospital Outreach as CMS prepares to Cut Medicare Fees

    The business strategy employed by the nation’s largest commercial laboratories to aggressively negotiate steep discounts on their clinical laboratory fee schedules to gain market share will result in driving the most disruptive change to Medicare’s Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) in more than 20 years. Medical Laboratory Observer connects clinical lab professionals with peer-reviewed articles,…

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