Without argument, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken and challenged every health care system and organization. What has remained the same for health care providers is our unwavering commitment to care for our patients and communities.
Pandemic or not, pathologists are guiding hospitals and health systems to make decisions that ensure testing and diagnostic accuracy, improve patient care for better patient outcomes, mitigate risks, and ensure quality.
Duke University Health System's Clinical Laboratories quickly ramped up their testing capacity for the COVID surge, staying ahead of supply chain interruptions with transparent communication and helpful partnerships.Read the Case Example
With the pandemic shedding light on the indispensable nature of medical laboratories, these historically overlooked departments became the face of health care's pandemic response.Read the Case Example
Emily Volk, president of the College of American Pathologists and chief medical officer for Baptist Health Floyd, joins Kathleen Wessel in AHA Associates Bringing Value. Dr. Volk shares her experience in addressing health equity in laboratory medicine, as well as outlooks for continuing to enhance care in pathology.Listen to the Podcast
Their approach during the pandemic helped broaden collaboration with leadership and streamlined processes while increasing visibility- reinforcing Loyola as a premiere resource.Listen to CAPcast
Learn from PeaceHealth's experience establishing a laboratory stewardship initiative that improved patient care and outcomes through optimized testing, all while driving down costs for enhanced financial sustainability.Listen to the Podcast
Learn 8 ways to advance the effectiveness of your laboratory stewardship program. This executive dialogue explores the key elements in a successful laboratory stewardship program that promote evidence-based care to improve quality metrics and financial performance.Read the Executive Dialogue