Blog Oct 2018



How to Increase Lab Revenue With an Effective TCPC Program

  • October 31, 2018

This year at the DPA Pathology Visions- Digital Pathology Bringing the Future Into Focus conference I will be presenting a poster on effective TCPC programs and how they can increase revenue for labs. This discussion will be based off a XIFIN study that demonstrated the current TCPC revenue opportunities a lab should evaluate.Our analysis team...

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Keys to Lab Success From Lab Quality Confab

  • October 23, 2018

This year, I had the opportunity to attend Lab Quality Confab in Atlanta, Georgia with a focus on process improvement, lean, and six sigma for lab practitioners. Being that this was my first experience at this conference, I wanted to document some of the most interesting topics and presentations that I encountered.With 80% of the attendees...

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Partnering with ASCP for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in Africa

  • October 17, 2018

During his talk titled “Laboratory Information Systems for Low Income Countries: LIS for the Other 2 Billion of US” at the recent ASCP 2018 Annual Meeting, Dr. Dan Milner described how XIFIN’s cloud-based LIS will be used to facilitate access to clinical diagnostics and treatment collaboration for cancer patients in Africa.Cancer is a growing...

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Hope You Had a Great U.S. National Health IT Week!

  • October 16, 2018

Last week we, and many other organizations showed our support for the Health IT community. The goal of this past week was to bring national awareness to catalyzing change in the U.S. healthcare system through the application of information technology. Since this initiative was introduced by the Healthcare Information and Management...

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Compliance with Privacy Regulations: An Update

  • October 16, 2018

Complying with privacy regulations keeps getting more complicated. We are often asked by our clients about whether they need to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other privacy regulations outside the United States. Even if you only have operations in the United States, you may be subject to the EU’...

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What Can True Business Intelligence Do For Your Organization?

  • October 10, 2018

To thrive in today’s market, laboratories need ready access to accurate and complete financial data that can be easily analyzed to understand business performance and key market trends. This information also needs to be fully auditable and represent both point-in-time and rolling time-period increments. XIFIN Business Intelligence (BI), a...

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Trends in Next-Generation Sequencing

  • October 4, 2018

XIFIN recently teamed up with William Blair and The Dark Report to conduct a survey to better understand next-generation sequencing trends in the clinical lab space. Here is a general overview of the findings.Out of 186 responses, the majority of responses were from independent labs (46%) and hospital health systems (40%) with the other 14% being...

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