Patient Blood Management Expert, Joins Accumen as Lab Excellence Senior Medical Director

Irwin Gross MD, is a nationally recognized expert in Patient Blood Management. Gross joins Accumen to assist health systems improve the quality of patient care through comprehensive patient blood management programs, and deliver laboratory excellence through a proprietary Laboratory Transformation Model.

January 13, 2015

Accumen, a laboratory transformation company for health systems, has appointed Dr. Irwin Gross as its Senior Medical Director. Accumen offers health care systems a comprehensive approach to lab transformation and patient blood management that delivers efficiency, operational capabilities, and supports growth for the health system.

“We’re excited to have an individual with Dr. Gross’ expertise and wealth of experience in pathology, lab excellence, and patient blood management join our team,” said Jeff Osborne, Accumen CEO and President. He continued by adding “Dr. Gross’ focus on outcomes and understanding of the key metrics and measurements that drive excellence in hospital laboratories will strengthen our Laboratory Transformation Model and capabilities. For example, his success in reducing transfusions by 60% while leading his former hospital system through a comprehensive Patient Blood Management journey is just one area we hope to leverage.”

As a board certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist, nationally recognized speaker and published author in the field of Patient Blood Management and Transfusion Safety, Dr. Gross will complement Accumen’s diverse team of health care and outside industry professionals. Dr. Gross currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM) and chairs the SABM Standards Committee that published the first Administrative and Clinical Standards for Patient Blood Management.

“Accumen is a deeply talented organization of professionals with real laboratory insight and capabilities, committed to assisting hospitals to improve patient outcomes. I’m excited to be part of Accumen and their vision of helping health systems improve the quality of patient care while delivering laboratory excellence through sustainable improvements in cost, quality, service and outreach” said Dr. Gross.

About Accumen
Accumen Inc. partners with health systems to deliver excellence in laboratory and comprehensive patient blood management. Accumen brings together diverse industry expertise and innovative thinking to optimize laboratories for improved cost, quality, service and outreach growth. To obtain more information or to contact Accumen, visit or email