Inform Diagnostics Provides the Next Generation of Hematology/Oncology Services
Inform Diagnostics, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomical
pathology laboratory, and Physician Resource Management, Inc. (PRM) announced
a strategic collaboration that will enable Inform Diagnostics to serve
as the preferred hematology oncology reference laboratory for PRM. The
collaboration of the two organizations is poised to deliver a specialized
solution to enhance oncology care and therapy management for the nation’s
patient and practice population.
MLS was selected to serve as the preferred hematology oncology reference
laboratory for PRM based on its proven Hematology/Oncology expertise and comprehensive
diagnostics, leveraging the most relevant diagnostic information available
to foster a more personalized approach to treatment and disease management.
The collaboration of the two organizations provides the next generation
of hematopathology services that combine traditional platforms with progressive
molecular and antibody-based diagnostics to address each patient’s
individual cancer treatment and management.
“Inform Diagnostics is dedicated to delivering sophisticated, reliable,
and clinically relevant consultations to clinicians and their patients,”
said Richard Lash, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Inform Diagnostics.
“Everyone at Inform Diagnostics believes that every patient receives the right
answer, and our consensus-based approach to medicine, our various educational
activities, and our research activities are all designed to realize that
mission. This partnership with PRM demonstrates Inform Diagnostics Life Sciences’
continuing commitment to pathology excellence.”
In addition to diagnostic excellence, PRM members nationwide can benefit
from the Inform Diagnostics’ range of service programs, offered
for a fee, from Meaningful Use and ICD-10 consultation to workflow efficiency
solutions. Inform Diagnostics has created a consultative offering that
assists healthcare professionals in advancing workflow efficiency and
guides them towards full EHR integration.
“PRM recognizes the challenges community oncology practices experience.
Our relationship with Inform Diagnostics further validates our commitment
to serving our physician practices, enabling them to provide the highest
quality of care to their patients. Inform Diagnostics offers new opportunities
for our physicians to bring their laboratory services into their practice,”
said Deborah McNeilance, National Director for Member Services for PRM.
About Inform Diagnostics
Inform Diagnostics specializes in the development and commercialization
of the highest quality academic pathology services, primarily in the fields
of dermatology, hematology, gastroenterology and urology. The company’s
core team of more than 90 academic-caliber specialists utilizes state-of-the-art
pathology laboratories currently headquartered in Irving, Texas, and throughout
the United States to serve more than 5,500 patients every day. Through
rigorous quality assurance, daily and monthly conferences, and close relationships
with clinical partners, Inform Diagnostics continuously improves diagnostic
About Physician Resource Management
PRM stewards healthcare resources by providing information, tools, and
solutions that enable physicians to deliver quality care and align healthcare
partners across the continuum of care. PRM proactively navigates the dynamic
healthcare landscape and engages providers in the creation of value based
healthcare solutions. Together we identify the challenges that accompany
change and respond with evidence-based programs that focus on standards
of care, outcomes measurement, and financial sustainability. For more