Clinical Laboratory Management by Lynne S. GarciaClinical Laboratory Management by Lynne S. Garcia

Clinical Laboratory Management

byLynne S. Garcia

Hardcover | November 15, 2013

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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.
Title:Clinical Laboratory ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1096 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:AMERICAN SOCIETY MICRLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1555817270

ISBN - 13:9781555817275

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Contributors Preface Acknowledgments SECTION I Basic Concepts and the Current Healthcare Environment 1 Principles of Management 2 Management Functions 3 Relevant Economic and Business Concepts 4 Current Challenges to Financial Stability within the Diagnostic Laboratory 5 The Impact of Regulatory Requirements 6 The Changing Practice of Medicine 7 The Changing Healthcare Environment SECTION II Managerial Leadership 8 The Foundations of Leadership 9 Employee Needs 10 Motivating through Intelligent Leadership 11 Successful Communication 12 Effective Meetings 13 Conflict Management 14 Managing Change SECTION III Personnel Management 15 Employee Selection 16 Performance Appraisals and Competency Assessment 17 Staffing and Scheduling 18 Teams, Team Process, and Team Building 19 Labor Relations 20 Workplace Drug Testing and the Clinical Laboratory SECTION IV Requirements for Effective Laboratory Management 21 Quality Management 22 International Organization for Standardization 23 Effective Communication in Laboratory Management 24 The Laboratory Information System: Making the Most of It in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 25 Management of Point-of-Care Testing 26 Principles of Preanalytic and Postanalytic Test Management 27 Selection and Implementation of New Equipment and Procedures 28 Laboratory Safety 29 Emergency Management SECTION V Financial Management 30 Financial Management: Setting the Stage 31 Strategic Planning 32 Human Resources at the Local Level: An Important Component of Financial Management 33 Costs, Budgeting, and Financial Decision Making 34 Financial Decision Making: Putting the Pieces Together SECTION VI Generation of Revenue 35 Correct Coding of Billable Services in the Clinical Laboratory 36 Approaches to Billing Laboratory Services 37 Charges and Fees for Laboratory Services SECTION VII Profitability, Contribution, and Reimbursement 38 Rules and Regulations in Reimbursement 39 Reimbursement Compliance SECTION VIII Outside Marketing and Expansion 41 Outreach Considerations and Overall Goals 42 Outreach Implementation Requirements: A Case Study 43 Finance and Decision Making in Outreach 44 Outreach: Obstacles to Hospital Outreach and Enhancing Customer Satisfaction SECTION IX Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine 45 The Current State of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Process and Regulations for Diagnostic 46 The Clinical Trial Laboratory: Research Compliance for Clinical Research Microbiologists 47 Clinical and Evidence-Based Research in the Clinical Laboratory SECTION X Defining and Measuring Standards for Success 48 Benchmarking and Performance Monitoring for the Clinical Laboratory 49 Test Utilization and Clinical Relevance 50 Benchmarking and Performance Monitoring: What Is Appropriate for Your Laboratory? SECTION XI The Future of Clinical Laboratories 51 The Future of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Political, Social, Economic, and Regulatory Impacts 52 The Future of the Clinical Scientist Workforce 53 Electronic Health Records and Their Implications and Opportunities for Laboratories 54 Current Trends in Instrumentation and Technology: Outlook for the Future 55 The Future Practice of Laboratory Medicine