Did you know delayed test results negatively impact patient safety? Are you aware that 30% to 40% of tests pending at discharge (TPADs) return potentially actionable results that often remain unbeknownst to physicians?
“Health care professionals have a shared obligation to use every means possible to prevent delayed test results from falling through the cracks. It’s everyone’s responsibility—including HIM.” – Keith Olenik
In the latest issue of For the Record, Keith Olenik, VP, Revenue Cycle Services outlines how HIM can help improve test result communication, including six strategies for HIM to take action on TPADs.