Right now, there’s a hospital lab technologist out there manually digging through her medical records or laboratory information system (LIS). She’s trying to determine who to contact with a critical value she just pulled off the lab analyzer.
Laboratorians and radiologists everywhere are wasting precious time looking for the appropriate care provider to call when lab and imaging tests return a critical result.
This eBook examines the critical test result process from different angles to understand the complexities involved — and where closed loop communication can make an impact. You’ll learn:
- The risks and costs of poorly handled test result communication practices
- The organizations that develop and issue compliance guidelines
- The emerging need for closed loop communication and how an effective workflow should look