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CLIA Lab Accreditors Reveal Most Frequent Deficiencies

CEO SUMMARY: CAP, The Joint Commission, COLA, and A2LA took the stage at the recent Executive War College to detail their respective lists of the 10 most often-cited standards during…

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Building Collaborations to Deliver More Value

Innovative clinical laboratory leaders closely monitoring the financial health of their labs or hospitals will find plenty to chew on in this issue of The Dark Report.  The laboratory team at Atrium Health in Charlotte, N…

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Alert! Changes to CLIA Accreditation, CLIA Revisions

MEDICAL LABORATORIES HAVE LIVED WITH THE REGULATIONS FOR THE CLINICAL LABORATORY IMPROVEMENTS AMENDMENTS (CLIA) since they were first implemented in 1992. Over the past 30 years there has been no major revision or updating of CLIA regulations. Nor has there been much change in the long-standing statu…

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CAP Introduces Features to Aid CLIA Inspections

CEO SUMMARY: Clinical labs are changing in multiple ways and the College of American Pathologists regularly revises its CLIA accreditation processes in response to these changes. One such change is the growth in the number of integrated delivery networks that operate multiple hospit…

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CLIA Accreditation Market: More Competitive Now?

CEO SUMMARY: It’s been three decades since compliance with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) became mandatory. During that time, there has been little competition among the major organizations with deeming status by the Medicare Program to accredit labs to CLIA…

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CAP Loses CLIA Accreditation Clients to Joint Commission

This is an excerpt of a 1,790-word article in the January 19, 2021 issue of  THE DARK REPORT (TDR). The full article is available to members of The Dark Intelligence Group. CEO SUMMARY: Over the past 18 months, several prominent national health systems decided to shift their CLIA …

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2021 Opens with a Major Story … and It’s Not COVID!

On the pages that follow, you will learn about a major story in the clinical laboratory…

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CAP Loses Accreditation Clients to Joint Commission

CEO SUMMARY: Over the past 18 months, several prominent national health systems decided to shift their CLIA laboratory accreditation services away from the College of American Pathologists and to The Joint Commission. These shifts from one accrediting body to another will involve hu…

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Why Are Health Systems Changing CLIA Accreditors?

CEO SUMMARY: It is uncommon for a major health system to switch its CLIA lab accreditation business from one accrediting body to another. Yet, just in the past 18 months, that decision was made by the Veterans Administration, Ascension Health, and Providence Health. This is an impor…

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Understanding Differences Between 2 CLIA Accreditors

MAJOR CHANGES ARE HAPPENING IN THE COMPETITIVE MARKET for CLIA accreditation of hospital laboratories. Some health systems representing hundreds of hospitals have shifted from using the College of American Pathologists (CAP) to using The Joint Commission (TJC) to meet the accreditation …

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