by Michelle Urban | September 08, 2015
A recent study conducted by G-2 Intelligence set out to provide a better understanding of the deficiencies, and advantages of current storage practices as well as the perceptions of in-house storage alternatives, such as slide and block specimen storage outsourcing. Ironically, the most interesting discovery in this paper wasn’t based […]
by Michelle Urban | September 03, 2015
Iit's not surprising that few organizations focus on the re-evaluation or re-engineering of foundational underlying processes, such as specimen storage.
by Michelle Urban | September 01, 2015
Reimbursement cuts and the heavy resource burdens that accompany healthcare reform mandates, are forcing labs to re-evaluate how they do business. Many labs have shifted to focus on core lab capabilities while outsourcing less routine or less profitable tests. However, a less widely explored but equally critical component in conquering […]
by Michelle Urban | December 11, 2014
Establishing clear standards for specimen storage and a strategic plan for the integration of laboratory test results into the unified patient record...
by Michelle Urban | October 23, 2014
In order to survive in these competitive, cost conscious times, labs must be willing to pro-actively peel away the layers and logic surrounding legacy proc