Why Lab, Why Now?
The Unclaimed Opportunity for Better Patient Care
Health systems across the country are discovering that a hospital’s clinical laboratory can be one of their most vital strategic assets. With more than 80% of patient records depending on lab results, your lab has a direct impact on the quality of service physicians receive, and the patient care they deliver. Labs are integral to health systems’ population health and continuum of care initiatives. At peak performance, labs can be a new business generator and extension of a health system’s brand. With the multitude of challenges facing health systems, the time is now to claim the opportunity that health system labs can provide for quality improvement leading to better patient care.