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for: ‘Diagnostic Lab Testing’

How to Avoid Unnecessary Tests? EHRs Can Help

In the numerous debates that lawmakers have had about health care, particularly as Congress continues to consider the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there seems to be at least one thing that both sides of the aisle can agree on: there’s far too much wasteful spending on health care. A key contributor to […]

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Quicker ER Discharges Thanks to Smartphones?

Most people who visit the emergency room likely don’t do so expecting the process to be a quick one. Beyond waiting to be seen and treated, there’s usually a wait for test results, which are typically the determining factor in whether a patient is admitted to the hospital or discharged. But, as Fierce Healthcare first […]

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Telehealth Lab Services? Doctor On Demand to Add

Imagine, if you’re a health care provider, being able to order laboratory tests for a patient at the touch of a button. Or, if you’re a patient, imagine being able to receive lab results through the mobile app that you use to connect with your health care provider. For Doctor On Demand patients and providers, […]

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CTeL Summit Session: Telemedicine and Diagnostic Lab Tests

On November 18, attendees at the CTeL Executive Telehealth Summit will explore recent developments in diagnostic lab testing and their intersection with telemedicine. Dr. Steve Goldberg from Quest Diagnostics and attorney Charles Dunham from Epstein, Becker & Green will lead the session. Telemedicine is expanding its role in medical care and has moved beyond the […]

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