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Faced with a population increase and the need to expand both laboratory testing capacity and capabilities, Yuma Regional Medical Center leaned into its relationship with Mayo Clinic Laboratories to gain insights to strengthen community ties, attract new providers, and positively impact patient outcomes.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • March 27, 2023

On this episode of Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ “Leveraging the Laboratory” podcast, host Jane Hermansen, outreach manager, returns with outreach solutions strategists Ellen Dijkman Dulkes and Brianne Newton to chat about National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 23–29.

By Nicole Holman • March 20, 2023

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an annual celebration held in April, is a great time to raise awareness of the impact the laboratory has on patients and providers in the community. Lab Week is also an opportunity to spotlight the hardworking staff and the value they bring to the communities they serve. The Mayo Clinic Laboratories outreach team shares some ways you can celebrate Lab Week while raising awareness of how the community laboratory provides essential health care services.

By Ellen Dijkman Dulkes • March 14, 2023

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

February 8, 2022 Learn about the latest in laboratory compliance billing, including topics such as PAMA and COVID-19. This free webinar will review seven fundamentalRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • February 8, 2022

December 10, 2021 The laboratory industry is breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of S. 610, the Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from SequesterRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • December 10, 2021

November 19, 2021 From October 27 – 29, 2021, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists hosted a concurrent LIVE and Virtual conference.   The folks whoRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • November 19, 2021

October 26, 2021 On September 27-28, 2021, Mayo Clinic Laboratories held its 32nd Leveraging the Laboratory conference, virtually. Attendees gave resounding positive feedback regarding contentRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • October 26, 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

April 17, 2020 In this "Ask the Expert" article published in the March, 2020 issue of MedicalLab Management, Jane Hermansen, Manager, Outreach and Network Development, describes the elements necessaryRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • April 17, 2020

March 19, 2019 To realize its full potential, a laboratory outreach program must be managed as a business—a service line within an organization. Jane Hermansen,Read more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 19, 2019

March 18, 2019 Jane Hermansen, Outreach and Network Manager at Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester, Minnesota, recently authored an article featured in MedicalLab Management on integrating laboratoryRead more

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 18, 2019