Understanding the Changes in Healthcare and Clinical Lab Marketplace

12:00 PM to 1:00PM (Americas) Central Time (US & Canada)

Robert L. Michel, Editor-in-Chief, The Dark Report, Spicewood, TX

This session will discuss current changes in the laboratory testing marketplace and the impact on healthcare. Major trends will be discussed specific to physician practice, reimbursement, government programs, and patient care. Opportunities for clinical laboratories and pathology groups to add value for patients, physicians, payers, and hospitals will be examined.


  • Discuss the basic forces for change present in the national marketplace for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology testing.
  • Explain the ways basic forces may disrupt existing relationships between laboratories and providers.
  • Highlight management approaches to enable clinical laboratories to deliver high-value testing services to integrated healthcare organizations.
This session provides 1 contact hour through P.A.C.E.® and the state of Florida.

Sysmex America is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program.

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