Maximizing the Value of Your Data
Laboratories have access to a substantial amount of valuable data. Learn how to get the most out of yours.
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Realizing Standardization Through Collaboration
See how Barbara Goldsmith and other LabLeaders rely on collaboration to drive standardization.
Proceed with Caution: Heeding the Required Trade-Offs of Standardization
Standardization has its benefits, but it requires painful trade-offs. What are they and how do you evaluate them?
Lab Standardization: What Is It and What Are Its Benefits?
Lab standardization can mean different things to different people. Here's a look at what standardization entails—and some of the many benefits it creates.
The Role of DMTs in Value-based Care
DMTs are poised to make unique contributions within the context of new reimbursement models.
How to Choose the Right Consolidation Strategy for Your Network
Consolidation is not a one-size-fits-all solution. For different types of institutions and labs, the definition of consolidation—as to how it's implemented—varies dramatically.
5 Steps to Successful Lab Consolidation
With the complexity of consolidation, a positive outcome hinges on a purposeful approach. We'll show you how to engage effectively, from baselining your operations to determining your service offering
Building Your Analytics Group: Four Critical Steps
Healthcare organizations depend increasingly on data analysts to mine their data and provide strategic direction. Some tips from the Mayo Clinic on building and using an enterprise analyst group.
How to Reframe Your Value to the C-Suite
If you're embarking on consolidation simply to save costs, you may be heading down the same collision course as many labs before.
Time to Get Ahead of POC Testing
Many laboratories have been reactionary to point-of-care testing. Here, Nam Tran, of UC Davis Health System, explains why it's important to take a future-focused approach and embrace POCT.
Change Management: De-Siloing Molecular Testing and Gaining Top-to-Bottom Support
For lab leaders, financial silos can be a growing barrier to success. Here, our lab leaders discuss how to fuel change from the bottom-up and secure administrative support.
Pick Your Place: How to Choose the Best Site for Testing
What diagnostic tests should be performed where? Our laboratory experts weigh in.
POC Testing Standardization: Key Steps and Benefits
Standardizing point-of-care testing can be difficult for any healthcare organization. What steps should you take to standardize your testing, and what benefits should you expect to see as a result?
Tips to Keep Healthcare Data Secure
Learn how to make your healthcare company less vulnerable to a security breach.
How to Refine Your Organizational Structure to Secure Consolidation Success
Put the right experts in the right places—both inside and outside the lab—to make sure your vision doesn't crumble in execution.
AI For the Lab: Transcending "Faster Horse Syndrome"
Clinical labs will use artificial intelligence to read pathology slides pixel-by-pixel, and analyze mountains of test data. But they must insist on transparent algorithms to ensure patient safety.
Why Labs Should Control Their Own IT
In a world of integrated hospital information systems, there's a case for the lab to control its own IT destiny.
A Better Financial Focus: Operating Margins
Most people didn't get into healthcare to drive profit, but you can't support better care if you overlook its financial realities. Here's why operating margins matter and how to realign your lab
3 Reasons Your Healthcare Organization Needs an Analyst Group
Your health system is swimming in data and you'll need an an analyst group to make the most of the information.
4 Different CIO Types and Why They Matter to the Lab
The role that a CIO plays inside a healthcare organization often depends on what operational stage the organization is in.
The Benefits of a Third-Party Consultant to a Lab Consolidation