Manage to Reimbursement 

Video length: 50 minutes

Overview

This webinar will provide a methodology for laboratory leadership to review their test menu for assays that most impact the financial health of their laboratory. Additionally, the presentation will provide tools and techniques to discover opportunities to improve the health of those assays. The primary focus of the review will be on direct expenses the lab has the most control over: labor, supplies, and equipment.

Presenter

Michael Baisch

Principal Systems Engineer
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology 
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe techniques used to identify which assays have the largest impact on the financial health of the laboratory.
  • Demonstrate skills used to identify opportunities for waste/cost improvements related to expenses within the lab's control.
  • Develop a roadmap to implement the improvements.

Intended audience

This webinar is appropriate for laboratory administrators and managers, quality assurance and control staff, supervisors, and other laboratory personnel who are dedicated to continuous quality and process improvement.

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for Supervisor/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

To obtain credit


1. Watch the video.

2. Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.

3. Generate and print your certificate(s).


Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.


Credit for this recording expires on 01/09/26.

Faculty disclosure


Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

Questions

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