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|December 13, 2023||Quality Topic|
PACE / State of CA / State of FLPresentation recording coming soonThis “Continual Improvement” webinar will provide an overview of the most common CLIA deficiencies in 2022 and ideas for avoiding noncompliance. The presenters will also review new CMS rules for remote review that were published at the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency and provide an update on efforts to reform the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) provisions that are used to calculate laboratory reimbursement.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLPresentation Recording Coming SoonPhlebotomy and specimen collection services are on the forefront of patient diagnosis. However, more often than not, they are over shadowed by testing laboratories because they deliver the final test results. The focus of this webinar is to highlight key operational metrics that will help you run a successful phlebotomy laboratory service.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLThis Continual Improvement webinar will focus on a data driven and systematic approach to understand demand, identify idle time, and optimize work schedules. We will examine the different variations that exist when performing staffing to workload analysis. Case studies will be utilized to generate ideas.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLThis “Continual Improvement” webinar will provide an overview of new or changed regulations for 2022, and other regulatory issues that have the potential to affect clinical laboratories. The latter half of the year has been very busy for laboratory-related regulations and legislation, including the potential VALID Act and its impact to laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the SALSA Act which seeks to address reimbursement issues with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), and the potential end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL - Presentation Recording Coming Soon - This “Continual Improvement” webinar provides an overview of automating laboratory workflows and its impact on the overall efficiency of testing by speeding up tasks, minimizing waste, reducing reagent usage, and facilitating higher throughput. Optimizing operational efficiency through automation leads to lower running costs, the elimination of errors inherent in manual processes, a reduction in repetitive motion injuries, and improved accuracy and reliability of data.
Presentation Recording Coming Soon - PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This “Continual Improvement webinar” will provide an overview of Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) approach to the pursuit of operational excellence utilizing lean principles. This will include why this approach has been adopted, provide some background on the lean improvement framework, and how the organization will be impacted as the strategy evolves.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - Presentation recording coming soonThis "Continual Improvement" webinar will provide an overview of the latest hot topics regarding laboratory compliance billing such as PAMA and COVID. The speaker also will review the 7 fundamental elements of a laboratory compliance program, Ordering Documentation Requirements, OIG and CMS Reviews, National and Local Coverage Determination, PLA codes and Gapfilled Fee process.