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Learn how CAP member pathologists bring value in the delivery of patient-centered, high-quality care in ways that include integrated care coordination, cost containment, population management, laboratory quality improvement, and medical expertise.
Cleveland Clinic’s Laboratory Stewardship Committee uses a multidisciplinary team approach that draws upon resources and personnel within the hospital information system, laboratory, and clinical staff to improve patient care. Laboratory test utilization initiatives introduced since 2011 have saved the Cleveland Clinic $5.0 million—the cost avoidance in 2017 alone was more than $835,000. This teamwork approach has brought best practices and systemwide changes to bridge the connection between systems that work, patient safety, and improved patient care.
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