Laboratory Management

Laboratory services are critical to delivering high-quality patient care, but constantly changing reimbursement levels, rapidly evolving technology, and chronic shortages of skilled professionals can be daunting. We offer a compelling solution: Laboratory Management Services that can be configured to meet your needs and the needs of your medical staff.

Placing on-site laboratory operations under our management allows your team to focus on your core competency — delivering care — without sacrificing the autonomy and responsiveness of an onsite laboratory.

Our full laboratory management solution features:

Reference work integration: We consolidate your hospital's existing reference work into Quest Diagnostics testing network.

Materials / equipment pricing advantages: Benefit from our purchasing economies of scale for reagents, supplies and equipment.

Tier 2 volume testing: Move existing non-urgent work performed at your hospital into the Quest Diagnostics testing network to:

  • Reduce unnecessary supply and labor costs
  • Improve turnaround time
  • Ensure seamless physician service without disruption

Employee management: Current hospital laboratory employees are transitioned to and managed by Quest Diagnostics. We work with you to design a customized change management plan to ensure successful transition and inclusion, including a communication plan and employee on-boarding.

Laboratory network optimization: We will work with you to design a new laboratory operating model and execute optimization plans, selecting the most appropriate solution based on your needs.

Efficiency optimization and productivity improvements: With our best-of-breed Six Sigma program, we drive process change and continuous improvements to improve profit margins.

Our laboratory management offerings are designed to deliver on quality and cost containment initiatives, while increasing staff satisfaction throughout the healthcare facility.

Learn how our solutions could lower your lab costs. Connect with us.