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Laboratory Improvement Resources

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Clinical Laboratory Strengths versus Weaknesses: Findings of the 16th Annual National Hospital/Health System Laboratory and Outreach Survey

For sixteen years, Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital and health system laboratory and outreach developments through key metrics. As part of the survey, participants were asked to identify the strengths and weaknesses of hospital and health system-based laboratories. The quality and speed of testing […]

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White Paper

16th Annual National Hospital and Health System Laboratory and Outreach Executive Brief

For sixteen years, Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), an Accumen company, has conducted a national survey tracking and analyzing hospital and health system laboratory and outreach developments through key metrics. This data is widely used by researchers, laboratorians, and hospital and health system executives to identify trends, benchmark performance, and prioritize opportunities for improvements. This executive […]

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Article

The Lab Advisory Council: A Tool for Success

May 2015 (Q2) Quarterly Featured Article: “The Lab Advisory Council: A Tool for Success,” written by Nora Hess, Senior Consultant, Operations Management and Shannon Donahue, Executive Assistant.

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Article

Lessons from a Lab Director: The Top 3 Overlooked Operational Improvement Opportunities

March 2015 (Q1) Quarterly Featured Article: “Lessons from a Lab Director: The Top 3 Overlooked Operational Improvement Opportunities,” written by Shannon Donahue, Executive Assistant.

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Presentation

Laboratory Budgeting and Financial Management Basics

Learn about all aspects of how a business deals with its financial resources in order to maximize profit over the long-term. Because “If you can’t measure it–you can’t manage it!” Presented by Jim Root, updated July 2015.

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Think Like a CFO, Work Like a Lab Director

Jeff Myers and Nora Hess presented “Think Like a CFO, Work Like a Lab Director” during the Chi-hosted Webinar that took place on June 23, 2015.

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Improving Laboratory Efficiency and Cost

Jeff Myers and Mike Kachure presented “Improving Laboratory Efficiency and Cost” during the Chi-hosted Webinar that took place on October 21, 2014.

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