Increasing Order Appropriateness: Lab Utilization Findings
Inappropriate laboratory ordering is a costly problem financially and clinically. Our industry has long suspected this, but those who oversee laboratory ordering and spend haven’t necessarily had the insights needed to significantly reduce inappropriate orders and the costs associated with them.
The Change Healthcare 2021 Labortory Ordering Utlilization Index sheds new light on inappropriate laboratory ordering and spend. Based on an internal analysis of ~3.4 million provider ordering transactions processed by the CareSelect® Lab decision support solution, this new research serves as a guiding light for those responsible for assuring order appropriateness.
Are you looking to improve patient-care quality as well as the financial performance of your lab? View the infographic to discover four key findings from the Change Healthcare 2021 Laboratory Ordering Utilization Index.