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Consolidation of the North Shore-LIJ Health System Anatomic Pathology Services: The Challenge of Subspecialization, Operations, Quality Management, Staffing, and Education.
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PMID:  23765530     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Objectives: To describe our experience, both in meeting challenges and in reporting outcomes, of the consolidation of anatomic pathology services in the North Shore-LIJ Health System in February 2011. Methods: We addressed issues of governance, personnel, physical plant, quality programming, connectivity, and education. Conclusions: The highly regulated nature of the laboratory industry and the fact that patient care necessarily never pauses require that such a consolidation take place without a break in service or degradation in turnaround time and quality while engaging personnel at all levels in the extra duties related to consolidation. Subspecialization has allowed us to better meet the needs of our in-system health care community while increasing our access to the competitive outreach marketplace.
Diane E Groppi; Claudine E Alexis; Chiara F Sugrue; Cynthia C Bevis; Tawfiqul A Bhuiya; James M Crawford
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  140     ISSN:  1943-7722     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370470     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Pathol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
North Shore-LIJ Laboratories, 5 Dakota Drive, Suite 308, Lake Success, NY 11042;
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