Utilization Management in the Clinical Laboratory and Other Ancillary Services

Editors: Lewandrowski, Kent, Sluss, Patrick M. (Eds.)

  • First dedicated text on utilization management in the clinical laboratory
  • Describes ways to establish utilization management programs for multiple specialties
  • Provides numerous examples of specific utilization management initiatives  
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About this book

This book is the first comprehensive text on utilization management in the clinical laboratory and other ancillary services. It provides a detailed overview on how to establish a successful utilization management program, focusing on such issues as leadership, governance, informatics, and application of utilization management tools. The volume also describes ways to establish utilization management programs for multiple specialties, including anatomic pathology and cytology, hematology, radiology, clinical chemistry, and genetic testing among other specialties. Numerous examples of specific utilization management initiatives are also described that can be imported to other heath care organizations. A chapter on utilization management in Canada is also included.

Edited by an established national leader in utilization management, Utilization Management in the Clinical Laboratory and Other Ancillary Services is a valuable resource for physicians, pathologists, laboratory directors, hospital administrators, and medical insurance professionals looking to implement a utilization management program.

 

About the authors

Kent Lewandrowski, M.D. is the Director of Pathology Laboratories and Molecular Medicine and Associate Chief of Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also director of the hospital point-of-care program and the Quality Chair of the Department of Pathology. He is a Professor at Harvard Medical School with research interests in the evaluation of point-of-care technologies and outcomes studies concerning implementation of point-of-care testing. Dr. Lewandrowski was trained in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and has been on the staff of the department of Pathology since 1991. He is also editor in chief of the medical journal "Point of Care: The Journal of Near Patient Testing Technologies."

 

Reviews

“The purpose is to bring together a wealth of information and experience on utilization management in a single resource. This is a worthy objective well met by this book. This is intended for anyone interested in utilization management. … This is a great resource for replicating the case studies and experimenting with improving utilization management in your healthcare setting. Get it!” (Valerie L. Ng, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2017)


Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Health-Care Reform and Its Impact in Medical Reimbursement

    Ticona, Luis

    Pages 1-5

  • Utilization Management in the Clinical Laboratory: An Introduction and Overview

    Lewandrowski, Kent (et al.)

    Pages 7-29

  • Effective Governance Structure and Management of Utilization Programs

    Warren, Jeffrey S.

    Pages 31-37

  • Informatics, Analytics, and Decision Support in Utilization Management

    Baron, Jason

    Pages 39-52

  • Utilization Management Employing Test Interpretations and Algorithms

    Cott, Elizabeth M.

    Pages 53-59

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34199-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34197-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-81700-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Utilization Management in the Clinical Laboratory and Other Ancillary Services
Editors
  • Kent Lewandrowski
  • Patrick M. Sluss
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-34199-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-34199-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-34197-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81700-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 303
Number of Illustrations and Tables
41 b/w illustrations, 40 illustrations in colour
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