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Prepare Your Lab for PAMA: Understand How Your Costs Compare to New Reimbursements! Webinar

In this webinar from March 21, 2017, Dr. Brad Brimhall discusses the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA), its likely effect on laboratories, and the long term effects in regard to emerging value-based purchasing payment systems such as MACRA and VBP. Dr. Brimhall covers the importance of having an accurate lab cost analysis, defines cost accounting terms, and shares a cost comparison of top laboratory tests and expected PAMA reimbursements. Check back Monday, March 27, 2017, to download the presentation slides and watch a playback of the webinar.

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Orchard Software’s award-winning laboratory information systems simplify laboratory workflow and expertly address regulatory and integration issues.

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About Orchard Software

Orchard Software specializes in developing and supporting award-winning Laboratory Information Systems (LISs) that enhance clinical and pathology laboratory workflow, and support laboratory outreach and point-of-care testing (POCT). Orchard specializes in seamless integration, advanced rules-based decision support, and data analytics. Our strength comes from developing collaborative partnerships with our clients to support the very best LISs on the market.

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Orchard’s Valuable White Papers

Orchard understands the important role of laboratories and provides the strategic partnership that successful labs can depend on to meet their patient care goals. As part of this, Orchard offers a valuable white paper series to help keep you informed about the laboratory’s role in the changing healthcare environment. Topics such as POCT, analytics, test utilization, molecular, and more are available in the series.

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Outreach, Connectivity, & EHR Integration

Orchard® Copia® provides laboratory outreach, EHR connectivity, and web-based access for remote order entry and result delivery. Orchard Copia can function as an add-on to your existing lab system to provide connectivity with your lab clients’ EHRs, or provide networking that simplifies the integration of multiple sites within complex IDNs.

How Copia supports lab outreach & EHR integration

POC Testing Management & EHR Integration

Orchard® Trellis™ offers POCT management and integration tools to address the complexities and diversity of POCT situations. In addition to capturing results in the EHR, Orchard Trellis can track training and competency assessments for a multitude of operators, devices, and locations to help ensure quality of testing and meet inspection requirements.

How Trellis supports POCT integration & management