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PM107  Establishing a Laboratory Test Utilization Management Program: Organizational Structure, Informatics, and the Central Role of the Pathologist

Tuesday, October 15
8:00–11:30 AM

CAP SAMs System Based Practice Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Current and future reimbursement models will increasingly focus on controlling unnecessary utilization while improving the overall quality of care. Many studies have described individual initiatives to control the utilization of one or a few tests. However, there is little published experience with establishing an ongoing utilization management program (UMP). Faculty will share insights from their experience over the past 10 years leading a hospital UMP, including:

Following this session, participants may complete a related online self-assessment module, available at through December 31, 2013.

You will learn to:

John A. Branda, MD
Anand S. Dighe, MD, PhD
Kent B. Lewandrowski, MD, FCAP





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