Clinical Laboratory Management

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Lynne S. Garcia
American Society for Microbiology Press, Nov 15, 2013 - Medical - 1068 pages
This totally revised second edition is a comprehensive volume presenting authoritative information on the management challenges facing today’s clinical laboratories. • Provides thorough coverage of management topics such as managerial leadership, personnel, business planning, information management, regulatory management, reimbursement, generation of revenue, and more. • Includes valuable administrative resources, including checklists, worksheets, forms, and online resources. • Serves as an essential resource for all clinical laboratories, from the physician’s office to hospital clinical labs to the largest commercial reference laboratories, providing practical information in the fields of medicine and healthcare, clinical pathology, and clinical laboratory management, for practitioners, managers, and individuals training to enter these fields.
 

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Contents

Contributors
The Changing Practice of Medicine
GLOSSARY
Controlling
25
Management Functions
Relevant
International
CostsandBenefits Assessing the Impact ofPOCT Services Quality Assurance
26
Test Selection and Implementation Appropriate Test Utilization Specimen
The Report Storage and Retention Assessment of Test Results on Patient Outcomes
Procedures
Human
REFERENCES
Andrea J Linscott Patti Medvescek and David L Sewell

Diagnostic Laboratory
Work Flow New Technology Testing Site Options
The Impact of Regulatory Requirements
APPENDIXES
32
The Educated Consumer
Employee Needs
SECTION II
Managerial Leadership
Theories of Human Needs Maslows Hierarchy of Needs
Motivating through Intelligent Leadership
11
Effective Meetings
Conflict Management
Managing Change
KEY POINTS
Management
Donts
Hiring Process
Interview Process
Performance Appraisals and Competency Assessment
SECTION
Staffing and Scheduling
Teams Team Process and Team Building
Authorization Cards The Bargaining Unit Information Distribution and Solicitation
Workplace Drug Testing and the Clinical Laboratory
SECTION IV
Hortinand Christopher D Doern Introduction
Anne MarsdenandAmy Shahtout Introduction
Effective Communication in Laboratory Management
24
Financial
KEY POINTS
The Cardinal Rules for Optimizing
Costs Budgeting and Financial Decision Making
Financial
Approaches to Billing Laboratory Services
Vickie S Baselski Alice S Weissfeld andFranSorrell Introduction
VII
Determination of Profitability
SECTION VIII
A Case Study
Finance and Decision Making in Outreach
Beth H Deaton Introduction
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TrialsMetaAnalysis Translational Research
SECTION X
Introduction
Test Utilization and Clinical Relevance
50
Electronic Health Records and Their Implications
52
Walter H Henricks Introduction
Summary
GLOSSARY
Labor Relations
LynneS Garcia
Index
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
REFERENCES

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