This book is the first comprehensive text on utilization management in the clinical laboratory and other ancillary services. It provides a detailed overview on how to establish a successful utilization management program, focusing on such issues as leadership, governance, informatics, and application of utilization management tools. The volume also describes ways to establish utilization management programs for multiple specialties, including anatomic pathology and cytology, hematology, radiology, clinical chemistry, and genetic testing among other specialties. Numerous examples of specific utilization management initiatives are also described that can be imported to other heath care organizations. A chapter on utilization management in Canada is also included. Edited by an established national leader in utilization management, Utilization Management in the Clinical Laboratory and Other Ancillary Services is a valuable resource for physicians, pathologists, laboratory directors, hospital administrators, and medical insurance professionals looking to implement a utilization management program.show more
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