Insights & Innovation


Beyond Test Results:

Laboratories serve as valuable clinical partners in patient care, employing lab data and domain knowledge to identify risks and care gaps within a population. By evaluating trends and developing guideline-derived algorithms to identify and manage health conditions, laboratories create models to support clinical decisions. Learn more in this recent American Association of Clinical Chemistry article by Monique Dodd, David Grenache and Rick VanNess.

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How TriCore is achieving medical innovation with AI

How building an AI algorithm helped TriCore provide a path to more robust prenatal care for patients as well as cost savings and innovation for the laboratory.

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The Value of Laboratory Information Augmenting a Managed Care Organization’s Comprehensive Diabetes Care Efforts in New Mexico

This article from The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (JALM) discusses how managed care organizations (MCOs) can use claim and prescription data to identify members for comprehensive diabetes care, thereby improving the HEDIS measure in this category.

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Leveraging Longitudinal Clinical Laboratory Results to Improve Prenatal Care

This article from The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) summarizes the collaboration between a clinical laboratory (TriCore Reference Laboratories) and a managed care organization that improved prenatal care and outcomes through real-time, actionable, laboratory-derived insights and care coordination.

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Improving the Delivery of Healthcare through Clinical Diagnostic Insights:

This article is a summary of how laboratory medicine can support value-based healthcare. Population health management is emerging as a method to support value-based healthcare by aggregating patient information, providing data analysis, and contributing to clinical decision support.

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