Archived Presentations

CLIA Updates
Nora Hess presented “CLIA Updates” at the 6th Annual Lab Quality Confab.

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Outreach Roulette: Which Model Would You Bet On?
Jim Root presented “Outreach Roulette: Which Model Would You Bet On?” at the 2012 G2 Laboratory Outreach Conference.

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Think Like a Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Myers presented “Think Like a Chief Financial Officer” at the 2012 G2 Laboratory Outreach Conference.

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Laboratory Outreach Sales Management for Non-Sales Managers
Kathleen Murphy and Jim Root presented “Laboratory Outreach Sales Management for Non-Sales Managers” at the 2012 Executive War College.

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Overcoming the 5 Major Roadblocks that Prevent Continual Improvement in Your Laboratory
Anne Daley presented at the 5th Annual Lab Quality Confab.

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Webinar: Laboratory Staffing: A Proactive Approach
“Laboratory Staffing: A Proactive Approach” was presented by Anne Daley.

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Seven Deadly Sins and CLIA Inspection Readiness (presented at SmartLab 2011)
Anne Daley was a featured speaker at Roche SmartLab 2011. She presented “Seven Deadly Sins” and “CLIA Inspection Readiness.”

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How to Prepare Your Hospital Laboratory to Maximize Its Value in a Sale or Joint Venture
Earl Buck presented “How to Prepare Your Hospital Laboratory to Maximize Its Value in a Sales or Joint Venture at the 2011 Executive War College.

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Why Your Hospital Laboratory Outreach Program Leaves Big Money on the Table: Six Ways to Boost Net Revenue and Net Profits
Kathleen Murphy presented “Why Your Hospital Laboratory Outreach Program Leaves Big Money on the Table” at the 2011 Executive War College.

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4th Annual Lab Quality Confab
Nora Hess and Anne Daley were featured speakers at the 4th Annual Lab Quality Confab.

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LEANing Diagnostic Services – An On-Demand Audio Conference
Anne Daley presented “LEANing Diagnostic Services – Basics That Everyone Should Know” at this on-demand audio conference hosted by Inquisit.

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LEANing Diagnostic Services – The Basics Everyone Should Know
Chi Solutions’ Anne Daley presented “LEANing Diagnostic Services – The Basics That Everyone Should Know” hosted by Inquisit.

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LEANing Radiology and the Patient Experience
Anne Daley presented “LEANing Radiology and the Patient Experience” at AHRA 2010 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Do Your Quality Initiatives Measure Up? (Presented at CLMA 2010)
Anne T. Daley presented “Do Your Quality Initiatives Measure Up?” at the CLMA Thinklab 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Lean for Laboratory Leaders: Achieving Mastery with Concepts, Implementation, and Outcomes (Presented at Executive War College)
Anne Daley and Nora Hess presented Lean for Laboratory Leaders: Achieving Mastery with Concepts, Implementation, and Outcomes at the 15th Annual Executive War College.

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Proven Strategies to Boost Profitability of Laboratory Outreach Testing
Earl Buck presented “Proven Strategies to Boost Profitability of Laboratory Outreach Testing” at the 2010 Executive War College.

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Leaning the Patient Experience (Presented at AHRA WIIMS)
Anne Daley presented “Leaning the Patient Experience” at WIIMS.

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Leaning the Patient Experience (Presented at AHRA Spring Conf)
Chi Solutions’ Anne Daley spoke at the AHRA Spring Conference on Leaning the Patient Experience.

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3rd Annual Laboratory Quality Confab
Chi Solutions’ Anne Daley, Nora Hess, and Bill Romanelli were featured speakers at the 3rd Annual Laboratory Quality Confab.

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Association of Pathology Chairs 2009 Annual Meeting
Earl Buck and Wayne Mercer, PhD presented at the Association of Pathology Chairs 2009 Annual Meeting.

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Laboratory Space Planning and Facilities Design
How to Apply Lean to Your Laboratory Before You Call the Architect and Contractor

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Advanced Laboratory Management Issues
Learn what the laboratory leader’s perspective to lean six sigma is and how to make test insourcing and outsourcing decisions.

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Business Strategies for Developing Laboratory Outreach with an Eye to Eventual Sale
What does it take to create a hospital or health system-based outreach program that is a candidate for capital generation?

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Outreach Industry Trends
A look into the importance and profitability of outreach programs and how to best capitalize on trends.

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Lessons Learned: Lean Six Sigma and Balanced Scorecard
Learn the key drivers of value satisfaction in the services sectors and how Lean Six Sigma can be effectively deployed in an organization.

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Creating Value Through Operations Excellence
The intent of this executive session is to discuss multiple issues of building value using tools to streamline and focus operations.

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Improved TAT at RRL in South Florida
A poster presentation at the 2007 Lab Quality Confab shows how Lean Six Sigma can help redesign and redefine the laboratory environment for maximum productivity.

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Creating Value Through Lean Process Improvement
Learn how to apply Lean Six Sigma concepts to process improvement, how Lean Six Sigma can improve the value proposition for clinical laboratory, and see a real life example of Lean application in the clinical laboratory environment.

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Marketplace Consolidations and Acquisitions
This presentation discusses how the acquisition & consolidation trends affect the clinical laboratory industry.

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Show Me the Money: Competing with Your Long-Range Strategic Plan
A look into creating a long-range strategic plan including financing, merging, acquiring, divesting, and spinning off.

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Quality Presentation to COLA Board
An inside look at the state of laboratories today, and steps to take to improve quality through proactive measures.

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Driving Quality Performance
This presentation focuses on laboratory quality, how it can be improved, and how increasing quality can create value.

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The Culture of Quality
In this presentation, Chi Solutions’ Earl Buck (as Duke Executive Director) discusses the role of quality in creating value for customer, reviews the components of culture and how it can be managed, and much more.

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Identifying Characteristics of Leading Hospital Laboratory Outreach Programs
Jim Root analyzes key success factors in leading outreach programs.

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Key Trends in the Clinical Laboratory Industry: Molecular Diagnostics
This presentation discusses molecular diagnostics as one area where progress in diagnostic medicine is quickly emerging.

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Preventing a Quality Meltdown: What Your Laboratory Should Do
An honest look into how laboratories can prevent a reduction in quality, prepare for inspections, identify weakness, and improve outcome.

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New Major Laboratory Environmental Forces
An in-depth look at the forces at work within laboratories in current conditions.

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Back To The Future: Changing Role of the Pathologist Laboratory Director & Laboratory Administrator
A look into the reorganization shift taking place within the laboratory.

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Medicine in the Age of Informatics
This presentation looks into major issues in health informatics, informatics theory, decision trees, recommended actions, and beyond.

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Capitalizing Your Outreach Program
Chi Solution’s Jim Root investigates how to build outreach profitability, and how to thrive in a competitive laboratory and pathology market.

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Patient Safety: Requirements, Experiences and Information Needs
Chi Solutions’ Earl Buck (delivered during his time as Duke Executive Director) gives a presentation to reinforce why Patient Safety is an important focus in today’s environment.

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