Archived News

March 2015
Press Release: Chi Solutions, Inc. Presenting at First Annual G2 Lab Revolution Conference
Learn more about Chi’s speaking engagement at G2 Lab Revolution and read the official Press Release

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January 2015
Chi Launches Fourteenth Annual Comprehensive Clinical Laboratory Outreach Survey
Find out how to take Chi’s 14th Laboratory Outreach Survey and read the official Press Release

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January 2015
Chi IQ™ – Web-based Benchmarking Offering Now Available

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December 2014
Chi Solutions, Inc. and Mount Carmel Health System Announce Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Laboratory Outreach Services

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September 2014
Kathy Murphy, PhD, Part of Distinguished Faculty at G2 Lab Institute
G2 Intelligence’s 32nd annual Lab Institute to examine why this time, change is for real — and how lab leadership must reset the way it thinks and acts to ensure future business viability.

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August 2014
Chi featured in G2 Intelligence Laboratory Industry Report article “Survey Finds Most Hospital Outreach Businesses Not on Block”
Chi Solutions’ CEO, Kathy Murphy, PhD, talks about some of the results of Chi’s 13th Outreach Survey in the August issue of G2 Intelligence’s Laboratory Industry Report Publication.

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June 2014
Chi CEO Appointed to Salem State University Foundation Board of Directors
The Salem State University Foundation recently named Kathleen Murphy, Chi CEO to its board of directors.

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June 2014
Thirteenth Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey Report – Now Available for Purchase
Purchase the Findings of the Thirteenth Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey

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June 2014
Anne Daley co-authors CLSI report “Understanding the Cost of Quality in the Laboratory”
Anne Daley, Senior Consultant for Chi Solutions, co-authored the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) release: “Understanding the Cost of Quality in the Laboratory; A Report”

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April 2014
Case Study: Controlling Referral Test Cost and Utilization
Learn how Chi worked with an academic medical center to control their referral costs and utilization.

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March 2014
Anne Daley Presented with 2014 CLSI Award
Anne Daley, MS, CMQOE(ASQ), CSSBB, CLC(AMT), MT(ASCP), DLM, Senior Consultant for Chi Solutions was presented with the Excellence in Global Leadership in Standards Development Award from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) on March 25, 2014.

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October 2013
Twelfth Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey Report – Now Available for Purchase
The findings of Chi Solutions’ Twelfth Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey shed light on key trends and issues vital to the outreach market, including revenue and volume growth, sales and marketing, IT capabilities, and billing. Our exclusive analysis of the survey results provides insight into the battle for market share in an increasingly competitive landscape.

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May 2013
Take our Twelfth Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey
In today’s difficult laboratory environment, an increasing number of hospitals are looking at outreach programs as a way to increase laboratory revenue, lower unit costs, and improve service. Defining and developing outreach programs, as well as assessing their performance and impact, can often be a difficult task for laboratory leaders.

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May 2013
Laboratory Finance Business Manager Brochure Now Available
With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Chi can provide a qualified Laboratory Finance Business Manager to help get to the right business analytics so that you can manage with confidence. Our Business Managers come with solid laboratory, accounting, and financial analysis backgrounds.

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April 2013
Reference Laboratory Cost Containment Brochure Now Available
Rising reference laboratory costs are becoming one of the biggest cost containment issues in the industry. While hospital/health systems laboratories struggle to contain these costs, the difficulty of the situation is becoming increasingly more complex to navigate as more high-cost, esoteric tests become available.

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March 2013
Chi Welcomes New Managing Consultant and Business Development Specialist
Ann Arbor, MI (March 12, 2013) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting firm focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments, announced today the hiring of Toni Theisen as Managing Consultant and Carmen Leschuk as Business Development Specialist.

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January 2013
Chi Announces New Vice President Appointments
Ann Arbor, MI (January 29, 2013) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting firm focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments announced today the hiring of Susan Dougherty as Vice President, Operations and Outreach Services, and the promotion of Mike Kachure to Vice President, Business Development.

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August 2012
Eleventh Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey Report – Now Available for Purchase
The findings of Chi Solutions’ Eleventh Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey shed light on key trends and issues vital to the outreach market, including revenue and volume growth, IT capabilities, and managed care contracting. Our exclusive analysis of the survey results provides insight into the battle for market share in an increasingly competitive landscape.

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August 2011
Anne Daley Featured in CLSI Newsletter
An interview with Anne Daley, Senior Consultant, is featured in the August 2011 edition of the CLSI enewsletter. An excerpt is available.

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July 2011
New Report Released: “Sales Compensation in the Laboratory Industry: Incentives, Plans and Strategies”
James M. Root, MBA, Advisor and Senior Consultant, served as the editor for the new G2 Intelligence report “Sales Compensation in the Laboratory Industry: Incentives, Plans and Strategies.”

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May 2011
Chi Solutions, Inc. to Partner and Participate in the G2 Intelligence Laboratory Outreach Conference
Ann Arbor, MI (May 24,2011) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting group focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments announced today its partnership and participation in the G2 Intelligence Laboratory Outreach Conference to be held June 15-17, 2011, in Las Vegas.

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September 2010
Chi Solutions Announces Mid-Year Accomplishments
Ann Arbor, MI (September 20, 2010) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting group focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments, reports on its mid-year accomplishments and organizational changes.

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April 2010
Chi Solutions Welcomes Jeff Myers as Chief Financial Officer
Ann Arbor, MI (April 12, 2010) – Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), a nationally recognized healthcare consultancy focused on diagnostic outreach program management, Lean Six Sigma, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and operations improvement, announced today that Jeff Myers, CPA, will become Chief Financial Officer on May 3, 2010.

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April 2010
Chi Solutions Management Completes Acquisition from Carilion Clinic
Ann Arbor, MI (April 1, 2010) – Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), a nationally recognized healthcare consultancy focused on diagnostic outreach program management, Lean Six Sigma, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and operations improvement, announced today that its management team completed the acquisition of the company from Carilion Clinic on April 1, 2010.

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January 2010
Chi Announces Management Buyout
Ann Arbor, MI (January 28, 2010) – Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), the nation’s largest diagnostic consulting company, owned by Carilion Clinic, announced today that the parties have agreed to general terms wherein Chi will be acquired by current management, Kathy Murphy, PhD and Earl Buck. It is anticipated that the acquisition will be completed in early 2010.

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December 2009
Video Interview with Jim Root, MBA
A video interview of Jim Root, Senior Consultant, is featured on the Washington G-2 Reports website. The interview, conducted at the 2009 Laboratory Sales and Marketing Conference, highlights the fundamentals for crafting a competitive compensation plan for sales representatives.

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December 2009
Chi Announces a New Agreement with Amerinet
Ann Arbor, MI (December 2, 2009) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting group focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments, announced a new agreement with Amerinet, a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization.

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July 2009
Chi Welcomes Anne Daley as Senior Consultant
Ann Arbor, MI (July 8, 2009) – Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting group focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments, announced today that it has named Anne Daley to the position of Senior Consultant.

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September 2008
Press Release: Lean Laboratory Design at Laboratory Quality Confab
Atlanta, GA (September 25, 2008) – Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), a nationally recognized healthcare consultancy that is focused on delivering cost savings, identifying opportunities for new revenue streams, and optimized operations for hospitals, freestanding laboratories, imaging centers, as well as outpatient centers, today announced its participation in the 2nd Annual Laboratory Quality Confab, held on September 24-25, at the Atlanta Hilton.

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August 2008
Video Interview with Kathy Murphy, PhD
A video interview of Kathy Murphy, PhD, President of Chi Solutions, is featured on the Washington G-2 Reports website. The interview, conducted at the 2008 Laboratory Outreach Conference, highlights the findings from Chi’s Seventh Annual Laboratory Outreach Survey.

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June 2008
Chi Launches New Knowledge Center
Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting company, has launched a new website. The new company site includes Publications, White Papers, Articles, Interviews, and Information from the collective knowledge of Chi.

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March 2008
Chi Focuses on Lean Six Sigma for its Clientele
Chi Solutions announces a critical new offering for its clients: Lean Six Sigma. The service was added to help create accountability for the long term. “We are not ‘Kaizen cowboys’ a term used in the industry to describe firms that do projects for quick gain that often cannot be sustained,” noted Chi’s President Kathy Murphy. “In fact, Kaizen events can have the opposite of the intended effect- sometimes the process gets worse instead of better.”

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