Ann Arbor, MI-Columbus, OH (December 12, 2014) — Mount Carmel Health System has partnered with Chi Solutions, Inc., a 30-year industry leader specializing in clinical laboratory consulting and management to offer enhanced quality laboratory outpatient services for existing physicians, clients and customers, and to provide a highly competitive laboratory offering to market-at-large physicians.
“Chi Solutions, Inc. is the bridge in our laboratory that will allow us to provide greater access to our high quality services and to strengthen the relationship across the continuum of care for our patients and physician partners,” said Sean McKibben, President and Chief Operating Officer at Mount Carmel West.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Mount Carmel to support their objectives with an expert-led team of professionals and proven strategies to identify, implement, and replicate successful outreach programs,” said Dr. Kathy Murphy, CEO of Chi Solutions, Inc.
This new partnership with Chi complements Mount Carmel’s efforts to consistently implement clinical and business best practices across its network of providers. Further, it allows the laboratory to remain competitive and grow market share as an agile business enterprise, strengthen its core competencies, and develop additional expertise as a critical business. Chi has a team of experienced sales, laboratory, and information technology professionals who work seamlessly and collaboratively to execute critical tasks and projects to realize long-term sustainability and measurable outcomes.
“In the time we have been working with Mount Carmel, the proactive, forward-thinking efforts are already producing significant results. In today’s healthcare environment, the challenge for hospital laboratories is to achieve efficiency in reducing costs and allocating resources toward laboratory outreach activity that adds value to the laboratory’s physician clients and other stakeholders,” said Dr. Murphy.