Inform Diagnostics Quality is Evident
Learn about our quality statistics
Inform Diagnostics aims to be the most reliable, high-quality provider
of anatomic pathology services. Our quality statistics tell the story
with real numbers.
After an initial diagnosis, patients often seek treatment at academic institutions.
In these cases, patients’ original diagnoses by Inform Diagnostics
pathologists are reviewed. This is a true, unbiased measure of a lab’s quality.
These academic institutions—including the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland
Clinic, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and M.D. Anderson—overwhelmingly
confirm the diagnoses made by Inform Diagnostics pathologists.
In 2018, our
concordance rate (agreement) by academic centers was more than 99%.
We received 5,299 reports from outside medical centers on cases that were
originally diagnosed at Inform Diagnostics.
Our diagnostic concordance rate was 99.02% with types B and C diagnostic
disagreements (see categories below).
- Our diagnostic concordance rate was 99.89% with only type C diagnostic
- Categories of Diagnostic Disagreements
- Type 0: No Disagreement
- Type A: Disagreement with NO potential impact on patient care
- Type B: Disagreement with MILD TO MODERATE impact on patient care
- Type C: Disagreement with SEVERE impact on patient care
Second Opinions Tell the Same Story
Clinicians and pathologists often send cases to Inform Diagnostics for
a second opinion, relying on the expertise of our team.
Of these cases sent to us for a second opinion, Inform Diagnostics pathologistis
did not validate the original diagnosis or found diagnostic disagreements
(types B and C above) in an alarming 20% of cases.
To learn more about our quality pathology and processes, contact your Sales
Director, Account Manger, or our
Client Services team.