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Colorectal Cancer & Laboratory Screening
Though colorectal cancer is recognized as the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US, the disease is highly preventable with proper screening. Gain a better understanding of colorectal cancer screening, including the various historical screening methods available as well as new market entrants making a difference.Read Article
Microbiology and the Community Hospital
Advances in technology such as the increasing availability of sensitive, specific molecular methods are providing faster, highly accurate and far less subjective ways to identify infectious agents. Hospitals and the payer community have expectations of faster turnaround time for results, actionable information to base treatment on, and reliable, accurate testing irrespective of care setting.Microbiology Resources
Laboratory Testing in Physicians’ Offices
With an increasing focus on patient outcomes, today’s physician office is constantly looking for ways to improve efficiencies and get patients the results they need faster. In-office laboratory testing offers a solution to both challenges, enabling physicians to more immediately implement treatment plans based on test results while also opening a new source of possible revenue. However, there are many factors to consider both before deciding to implement in-office lab testing and after.Laboratory Testing Resources
Monitoring Heart Disease with Laboratory Testing in Primary Care
As heart disease continues to be a major health concern, causing thousands of deaths per year, it’s important for healthcare providers to actively help their patients monitor and treat this disease. Laboratory testing can help you monitor several contributing factors to heart disease. Learn about the impact and influencing factors of heart disease, and how lab testing fits into the prevention and treatment of this highly prevalent disease.Read Article
How Physician Office Lab Testing Enhances Chronic Care Management
In this article, learn how independent practices are turning to physician office lab testing to better manage their growing patient population with chronic medical conditions. We explore how bringing lab testing to the point of care creates at least five different clinical benefits for patients, and how these clinical benefits translate into financial benefits for the medical practice.Read Article
The ABC’s of CBC
The complete blood count (CBC) provides screening for a wide range of conditions and diseases that helps providers assess the patient’s acute and chronic condition quickly, economically and accurately. As the most commonly performed lab test, CBC offers many benefits including convenience and safety, versatility and clinical utility, and speedy turnaround time. Learn more about CBC and how to choose a CBC for your practice.Read Article
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