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Laboratory outreach is subject to many rules and regulations. It’s a herculean task to become fluent and then remain current in the ever-changing health care environment. Because of the broad nature of laboratory outreach, there is no single source of knowledge. Read now to find out the most frequent questions.

By Jane Hermansen • January 10, 2023

One of the best partners to move specimens to the hospital testing laboratory is a reliable courier service. Courier employees interact regularly with hospital outreach clients and are a valuable asset in representing the hospital brand. Therefore, an effective partnership with the courier is essential to creating an effective outreach program and a positive patient experience.

By Ellen Dijkman Dulkes • December 6, 2022

The fundamentals of revenue compliance February 8, 2022 Learn about the latest in laboratory compliance billing, including topics such as PAMA and COVID-19. This free webinar ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • February 8, 2022

PAMA Implementation Delayed for 2022 December 10, 2021 The laboratory industry is breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of S. 610, the Protecting Medicare and ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • December 10, 2021

ASCP 2021 Conference – Live and Virtual November 19, 2021 From October 27 – 29, 2021, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists hosted a concurrent LIVE ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • November 19, 2021

Every clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory in America is affected by new Medicare and Medicaid coding and billing changes that take effect every year on Jan. 1. Next year is no exception, with new codes, revised codes, and deleted codes. Tune in and hear from one of our industry’s experts and prepare for the 2022 changes today.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • November 16, 2021

Seven Key Learnings from Leveraging the Laboratory (Virtual), 2021 October 26, 2021 On September 27-28, 2021, Mayo Clinic Laboratories held its 32nd Leveraging the Laboratory conference, ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • October 26, 2021

In this session you will learn basic laboratory financial concepts and understand how they apply to increasing the value of the laboratory outreach program.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • August 11, 2021

In this session you will learn basic laboratory financial concepts and understand how they apply to increasing the value of the laboratory outreach program.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 18, 2021

Many laboratory directors come from a technical background, however as healthcare becomes increasingly more complex, it is important to also have a strong financial foundation. An effective outreach leader will be able to consistently quantify revenue, cost and profitability of the outreach program, and communicate relevant data to senior leaders.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • August 7, 2020

Creating a Positive Pediatric Phlebotomy Experience April 17, 2020 In this "Ask the Expert" article published in the March, 2020 issue of MedicalLab Management, Jane Hermansen, Manager, Outreach and Network ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • April 17, 2020

Outreach as a Laboratory Service Line March 19, 2019 To realize its full potential, a laboratory outreach program must be managed as a business—a service line ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 19, 2019

Integrating Laboratory Outreach Across the Health System March 18, 2019 Jane Hermansen, Outreach and Network Manager at Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester, Minnesota, recently authored an article ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 18, 2019