The Relevance of Laboratories in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Swails, Kelly
January 2014
American Journal of Clinical Pathology;Jan2014 Supplement, p18
Academic Journal
In this article, the author expresses his views on the importance of laboratories to the changing health care landscape in the U.S. in 2014. He talks about the changes in the health care environment such as the evolution of payment models, the Affordable Care Act, and the proposal for Medicare reimbursement changes. Topics discussed also include business models, the scope of an in-house laboratory, and reference laboratory outsourcing.


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