The session will describe the experiences of a major pediatric teaching hospital in creating and implementing a strategy for laboratory test utilization management, including the use of active test order review by a genetic counselor, real-time best practice alerts, test cost guidance, the use of a formulary approach under the guidance of a special medical staff committee, and more. The primary focus will be upon the use of real-life examples, to provide attendees with specific guidance on proven strategies that can help them to better manage their test utilization and costs.
- Understand the approach necessary to establish an effective test utilization management process.
- Understand and gain insight into real-life, relevant examples of test utilization management that can be applied for use elsewhere.
- Demonstrate the benefits and importance of implementing test utilization management tools as part of an effective overall resource stewardship strategy.
1.0 Continuing Education Unit
Body of Knowledge Learning Domains
- Business and Clinical Operations
- $29 Members
- $49 for Non-Members