Watch the Webinar: Lab Talk: Keeping the Peace: How to Leverage Provider Feedback to Develop & Enhance Your Laboratory Stewardship Program


This webinar from July 18, 2017, is the third in the Laboratory Stewardship series sponsored by Orchard Software in collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital. In this P.A.C.E.®-accredited webinar, the speakers will present a new perspective on lab test utilization—a collaborative, relationship-based approach to interventions that can be a valuable tool to help your laboratory reduce costs and unnecessary testing.

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Round Table Discussions: The Future of the Lab in Healthcare (May 2017)


In a collaborative effort to discuss the future of the laboratory in healthcare, Bob McGonnagle, Publisher of CAP Today, gathered with Orchard Software’s Curt Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, and Matt Modleski, Chief Operating Officer, American Health Network. This “round table discussion” was recorded in May of 2017 and edited into a series of seven short videos on various topics surrounding the laboratory’s role in the future of healthcare.

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Orchard Software’s Harvest™ LIS version 11.0 Achieves ONC Health IT 2014 Edition Modular Inpatient EHR Certification from ICSA Labs


Orchard Software’s Harvest™ LIS version 11.0 has achieved ONC Health IT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Orchard Harvest LIS version 11.0 was certified on March 31, 2017 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Watch the Webinar: Point-of-Care Testing: Benefits, Challenges, & Orchard’s Integration & Management Solution


In this April 4, 2017 webinar, Kim Futrell discusses how changes in the U.S. healthcare system are shaping the POCT market, and describes POCT benefits and the challenges of POCT management and integration. Then, Kevin Dudley and Michael Gladish explain the POCT integration and management solutions offered by Orchard Software and demonstrate the functionality of Orchard Trellis.

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


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.

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