The Inform Diagnostics Difference
As a leading subspecialty laboratory, Inform Diagnostics practices pathology
differently. We’ve systematically set ourselves apart from other
labs through our people, processes, and systems. And the results are evident
in our proven quality. Learn more about
Your Pathology Results
Inform Diagnostics pathology reports are clear and brief, using a template
that presents results in a consistent format
The Inform Diagnostics pathologist phones the clinician before releasing
any unusual findings. We also phone when reporting any malignancies. Client
preferences are observed regarding contact with the practice and the delivery
Our pathology team conducts daily random respective review of cases. The
results and identity of the other pathologist is blind to each participant
The diagnoses of all newly hired pathologists are reviewed closely by senior
Clinicians appreciate the high level of consistency, service and specificity
that result from Inform Diagnostics’s unique consensus approach.
Daily conferences for each subspecialty are held to review difficult and
Inform Diagnostics’s expert pathologists collaborate to determine
best practices for diagnostic terminology, criteria and evaluation protocols
We hold disease-focused reviews of diagnostic criteria to minimize variability
and maximize actionable, definitive reports
We prioritize ongoing mutual education, creating a “perpetual fellowship”
for our subspecialists
Our consensus approach enables in-house second opinions at no additional
charge to patients
We believe that expertise is critical to diagnostic precision
Inform Diagnostics cases are interpreted by dedicated subspecialist pathologists
Many of our pathologists hold or have held faculty positions at various
prestigious medical centers
Patients benefit from our pathologists’ collective 1,000 years of
Inform Diagnostics systematically leverages our collective expertise within
each subspecialty. Each pathologist at Inform Diagnostics is responsible
for an area of focus—monitoring medical literature, vetting the
latest testing, educating, and elevating the performance of the entire
team. Other pathology groups do not (or cannot) develop experts in all areas.
Rigorous Care of Specimens
Our state-of-the-art labs maintain specimen integrity and provide optimal
material for pathologists.
Video receipt of each package
Positive patient identification at each tissue-transfer step (from tissue
to block to slide)
Point-to-point tracking throughout
Final matching visual reconciliation of each block and slide
Innovation and Research
Inform Diagnostics believes that advancing the science of medicine is how
our pathologists deliver the highest service to our clients and their patients.
Before any new test is implemented at Inform Diagnostics, our Innovation
Committee undertakes a formal vetting process, evaluating each test’s
justification, validation, and clinical relevance
Inform Diagnostics pathologists have more than 2,500 career publications
and each year publish more than 40 research papers and book chapters—and
Inform Diagnostics pathologists are cited more than three times the average
for academic clinical medicine
Improving Care through Technology
Our approach to technology and our services set Inform Diagnostics apart.
fee-based consulting services have helped hundreds of practices meet regulatory and quality program
requirements, including MIPS, PQRS, Value Based Modifier and Meaningful Use.
Unique among labs, we codify our diagnostic data, which provides many benefits
to our clients
Offers a national benchmark database for comparison and analysis
Allows for quality reporting, such as GIQuIC, PQRS, and MIPS
Enables diagnostic summary reports and cancer/ID reporting
Our numerous interfaces to EMRs—more than 100—deliver lab reports faster
Allows for direct access to critical clinical information without disturbing
Provides specific details to pathologists
Reduces unnecessary testing
Clinicians who choose Inform Diagnostics receive an exceptional level of
service from our entire organization.
Our subspecialist pathologists are available by phone and email to discuss
your questions and concerns.
Our professional Sales Directors have extensive experience in clinical
selling. Their mature approach leads to low-pressure collegial relationships
with our clients.
Most clients are also served by an Account Representative. These professionals
work alongside practice staff to facilitate new processes, technologies,
and services. Our Account Representatives also work directly with our
Technical Director consultants to help practices understand and implement
recommended tasks and methods.
Our Technical Directors are Inform Diagnostics’s own highly experienced
consultants. This team has helped hundreds of practices navigate regulatory
requirements and programs, including MACRA, MIPS, ASCQR, Meaningful Use,
PQRS, Value-based Modifier, Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA),
and other quality reporting programs. Learn more about
Inform Diagnostics’s consulting services.
Inform Diagnostics’s Client Services team provides phone support
to all clients: track patient pathology reports, resolve discrepancies,
order additional tests, address courier and carrier issues, and order
supplies. Our Client Service Advocates provide exceptional first-tier
support for most client questions and needs.
For Provation MD, Inform Diagnostics serves clients through our Technical
Support team, who provide implementation, training and support.