INDIANAPOLIS, September 8, 2016 – A laboratory expert for Mediware Consulting & Analytics (https://www.mediware.com/blood/consulting), a leading provider of clinical change management consulting, education, and analytics solutions, will deliver a poster presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). The event will be held September 14-16 in Las Vegas.
Sarah Daccarett, M.D., F.C.A.P., a physician advisor for Mediware, will present “A Lesson in Laboratory Test Utilization Management: Reduction of Factor V Leiden Orders” on Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00 a.m.-noon and Thursday, September 15 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. PDT. The poster highlights the successful implementation of a system-wide lab test optimization program at Advocate Health Care, headquartered in Chicago, IL. Daccarett’s poster emphasizes Mediware’s strategic approach to clinical change that guided this important patient safety initiative. The abstract/poster has also been selected for a potential award.
Mediware advises its clients on effective laboratory test utilization so that physicians can provide healthcare that is high quality, reliable, and less costly. Dr. Daccarett is board certified in clinical pathology. She was raised in the mountain west and completed both her engineering and medical doctorate degrees at the University of Utah. Daccarett then completed training in pathology at the University of Utah and ARUP National Laboratories in Salt Lake City. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to analyzing and standardizing physician ordering patterns as well as to the development and implementation of evidence-based decision support tools that deliver value.
The ASCP annual meeting is designed to provide continuing education for its professional members and the public on the dramatic changes taking place in healthcare and the practices of pathology and laboratory medicine. For more information or to register for the event, visit https://www.ascp.org/content/2016.
About Mediware Consulting & Analytics
Mediware Consulting & Analytics is leading clinical change through evidence-based education, consulting, and analytics solutions for U.S. hospitals and health systems. Mediware clients have achieved significant reductions in blood and lab test utilization by reducing unnecessary orders, which has resulted in more than $1 billion in overall savings while improving patient safety and the quality of care.