Is in-house lab testing right for your practice?
Abstract: Both practices and patients can benefit when lab tests are performed in-house and results are available during the office visit. Patients can avoid trips to a commercial lab and thus be diagnosed and treated more promptly. Moreover, their lab costs may be lower. And the practice can potentially enjoy a new revenue source. However, this article looks at a couple of key factors to assess the pros and cons of in-house testing.