The Change Healthcare 2021 Laboratory Ordering Utilization Index
A review of national laboratory-utilization trends, with strategies to help providers increase laboratory order appropriateness and reduce laboratory spend.
The Change Healthcare 2021 Laboratory Ordering Utilization Index is an analysis of more than 3.3 million provider-ordering transactions. Valued at ~$166 million in annualized cost and split across 10 U.S. health systems, the transactions gathered by Change Healthcare’s CareSelect® Lab Software afford providers a unique glimpse into opportunities for increasing laboratory order appropriateness and reducing laboratory spend.
The 2021 Index investigates the sources of high-impact and high-cost ordering. The Index includes trends that correlate with inappropriate spend and waste, along with tips and resources for laboratory-utilization managers looking to improve order appropriateness.
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