Atlas Medical Blog

How to Impress ACOs and Other Insurers with Value-Based Care Solutions

Tout ATLAS Benefits to Payers Penetrating managed care networks is not easy for laboratories to do. In fact, Clinical Laboratory News reports labs need to go “above and beyond” to [...]

By | January 23, 2017|Coordinated Care, Lab Outreach|0 Comments

Can All Systems (EHR, EMRs, LIS) Just Get Along? New Study Reveals Only 6% of Providers Say Information Exchange is Effective

In the Lab, ATLAS Enables Technology Teamwork For better patient outcomes, disparate systems need to work together.  But that can be a tall order. So, when lab leaders seek better [...]

By | November 29, 2016|Integration / Connectivity|0 Comments

Boost Your Current LIS Performance and Revenue with Advanced Connectivity and Integration Solutions

Lab leaders want their laboratory information system (LIS) to do more so the lab can do more. They may think a LIS replacement is in order. But think again. Replacing [...]

By | October 17, 2016|Integration / Connectivity|0 Comments

Atlas Medical Shares How Labs Can Support Precision Medicine, Optimize Test Utilization

Precision medicine may transform patient treatment and disease prevention. But it won’t go too far without lab tests—the highest volume medical activity. More than seven billion clinical lab tests are [...]

By | June 27, 2016|Utilization Optimization|0 Comments

Atlas Medical Urges Labs to Plan for ‘Inreach’ Services, Ramp-Up Testing and Support for Growing Hospital-Owned Physician Practices

Health systems and hospitals are growing their employed primary care doctors and specialists. As they do, laboratory leaders may plan for new ‘inreach’ business and opportunities to coordinate care. The [...]

By | June 16, 2016|Lab Inreach|0 Comments

ATLAS a Key Partner to Public Health in Zika Reporting, Case Management

When the Zika virus emerged as an infectious disease, so did new data collection and reporting responsibilities for Public Health entities worldwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [...]

By | February 4, 2016|Public Health|1 Comment

Making Mergers Work for Multiple Labs with a Single Platform and Impactful Solution

When multiple hospitals or health systems join forces, those mergers may not always create one big happy family.    That’s because each lab has probably been doing diagnostics well in [...]

By | November 25, 2015|Coordinated Care|0 Comments

Get the Word Out About Costly, Unnecessary Lab Tests

Improve Lab Orders by Educating Physicians & Optimizing Utilization More blood tests may not be better for hospitalized patients, a widely publicized national report proclaims. Also drawing attention to laboratory [...]

By | September 8, 2015|Utilization Optimization|1 Comment

Connecting the Outside World with the Inside World

The Value of a Patient-Centric Lab in the Continuum of Care In a patient-centric world, diagnostics must inform decisions and follow patients wherever they go. And that means well beyond [...]

By | September 4, 2015|Coordinated Care, Lab Outreach|1 Comment

Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions, Lab Closures, Oh, My!

Market Drivers Threaten ‘Golden Age of Diagnostics’ Healthcare mergers and acquisitions seem to be intensifying during a time that should be (and still could be) the “Golden Age of Diagnostics.” [...]

By | September 1, 2015|Coordinated Care|0 Comments