Today's Challenges
are Tomorrow's Opportunities

Breaking Down Barriers in Healthcare: An Urgency for the Clinical Laboratory to Move to the Forefront of Patient Care draws on extensive global research that indicates healthcare executives are ready to integrate their laboratories into plans for value-based healthcare.

Read the white paper, developed in partnership with The Economist, to learn about the underlying forces within healthcare and society that are driving change, and how to recognize the benefits of proactively managing this change.

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Chapters At A Glance
Chapter 1

Nature of the Problem

Learn why value-based healthcare initiatives have slowed, but opportunities remain for the laboratory to grow.

Chapter 2

Clinical Laboratories Today

Discover the challenges that can prevent the laboratory from enhancing its role in the healthcare system.

Chapter 3

Opportunities & Challenges

Uncover why it's time to elevate the laboratory as a key part of the value-based healthcare solution.

Chapter 4

The Way Forward

Understand the necessity for change in healthcare and the key takeaways required for success.

Hear from the Author

Find out now if you are asking the right questions about your laboratory from author David Humphreys, Practice Head of Health Policy and Clinical Evidence at the Economist Intelligence Unit.



Article: Value-Creating Collaboration 

Learn an integrated approach to co-creating value and how it can help your institution improve decision-making and reduce waste. 

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Article: Total Value Ownership

Read how three laboratories from around the world used the Total Value of Ownership methodology to help reach their goals.

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