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Register now for the 11th Annual Lab Quality Confab — October 24-25, 2017 Hosted by THE DARK REPORT

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join us at Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans! REGISTER NOW As a clinical laboratory manager, you continue to be tasked with more effectively controlling your lab’s costs, while at the same time enhancing the quality and integrity of your lab test results. For the lab manager or pathologist seeking to drive out unnecessary expenses while sustaining […]

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The Restaurateur Who Thought Like a Pathologist

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Again, the talk of not healthcare reform but rather healthcare payment reform and the interests of lawmakers, physicians, patients, payers and industry at stake with potential significant cost/reimbursement and research budget cuts proposed has led me to thinking, without politicizing, how bizarre it all really can be. My first year of medical school a friend and I […]

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Proposed Medicare 2017 Reimbursement Schedule Whacks Biopsy Payments; Digital Pathology Payments Up

| July 20, 2016 | 3 Comments

The bread and butter of every surgical pathologist, the 88305 biopsy code, among others for larger specimens, face a significant reduction for technical cost reimbursement.  The professional reimbursements are expected to change very little. The proposed reimbursement for an 88305 of under $3o I believe is getting close to what it may cost many labs […]

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Inspirata and mTuitive Collaborate to Enhance Efficiencies in Pathology Departments

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the surface of things, this press release from yesterday I find very interesting. No doubt for end-to-end workflows for digital pathology, much like glass slide pathology, pathologists will work in their LISs. These systems control order generation, accessioning, reporting, resulting and ultimately billing so services rendered can be remunerated.  While synoptics for both oncology […]

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PRESS RELEASE: It is being predicted that 2016 will be another tough year for anatomic pathology groups: New webinar to discuss effective strategies pathology labs can implement to boost revenue

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ron Martin rbmartin@darkreport.com AUSTIN, Texas (November 11, 2015) — All predictions are that 2016 will be another tough year for anatomic pathology groups. Price cuts from Medicare and private payers are coming. Consolidation is causing more pathologists to become employees. Larger numbers of hospitals are carving away at Part A […]

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NeoGenomics: Free Webinar on ICD-10 Coding Changes

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Presented by Dennis Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA & Brenda Cox, FHFMA, CPC, MT(ASCP) and hosted by NeoGenomics Laboratories Dennis Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA Dennis Padget is Lead Consultant for APF Consulting Services, Inc. as well as President and founder of DLPadget Enterprises, Inc. in The Villages, Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a […]

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Orchard Software: Quantifying Value with Integrated Medical Analytics

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Complimentary Webinar Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT Pathologist, Dr. Brad Brimhall, Director of Medical Analytics at Orchard Analytics, will speak on the importance of medical analytics and share proven analytics success stories. These case studies are examples of topics that he will be teaching in the upcoming Orchard School of Medical Analytics, […]

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Achieving The Inspection-Ready Lab

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW Webinar by The Dark Report Thursday, April 23 at 1PM EDT Today’s labs should focus on the goal of being “inspection ready” at all times. Our expert team will prepare you to meet today’s accrediting standards, and help you anticipate what you must do to meet future requirements! Join our presenters, Anne Daley and […]

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XIFIN Webinar January 22: Leveraging Cloud- Based Technologies to Grow your Laboratory Business

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

More and more, laboratories of all types are turning to cloud computing to minimize time and resources that are dedicated to managing and maintaining complex hardware and software environments. Standardizing on cloud-based technologies is a strategic decision. In this free webinar, Fritz Gartner, CEO of Applied Diagnostics, will discuss how to standardize your laboratory with […]

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New Webinar on Coding, Billing, and Collections

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Essentials for 2015 in Coding, Billing, and Collections for Clinical Labs and Pathology Groups Webinar – Thursday, December 4, 2014 LEARN MORE! YOUR PRESENTERS: Rina Wolf Vice President of Commercialization Strategies, Consulting & Industry Affairs XIFIN, Inc. Tom Scheanwald President and Chief Operating Officer APS Medical Billing Michelle Miller Vice President Vachette Pathology Are you prepared […]

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Is In-Sourcing for Me? — Selection and Implementation of a Digital Pathology Consultation Platform

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meeting Reminder: The Pathology Visions Room Block at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco closestomorrow! Book your room by Friday, September 19 to receive the discounted rate. Workshop Highlight Is In-Sourcing for Me? — Selection and Implementation of a Digital Pathology Consultation Platform Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 1 – 3 PM Presented by: Lewis A. Hassell, MD Thomas W. […]

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GTCR Acquires XIFIN

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicago, IL and San Diego, CA — July 30, 2014 — GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired XIFIN, Inc. (“XIFIN” or “the Company”). XIFIN, headquartered in San Diego, California, is a leading provider of cloud-based software and services to diagnostic service providers. XIFIN’s technology platform enables end-to-end connectivity from patient to payor, […]

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Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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The CAP electronic Cancer Checklist (eCC) has been voice-enabled by Voicebrook!

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voicebrook Releases New VoiceOver® Structured Results Entry Module, Powered by Dragon Medical 360 Speech Recognition Technology Lake Success, NY – Voicebrook, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its latest VoiceOver® module providing Structured Results Entry (SRE) for cancer reporting. VoiceOver® SRE, which is now available, helps pathologists comply with the College of American Pathologists’ […]

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