Facts are Friendly: Enable the Transition from Volume to Value Using Data

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Date:APR.4.2018 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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The 2018 AACC and LabLeaders Webinar series continues with an opportunity to further explore how to utilize data to enable a transition from volume to value in your laboratory.

Join Dr. Jane Dickerson and Dr. Patrick Mathias in a discussion around effective practices to support laboratory stewardship; including ways to identify potential test ordering improvement opportunities, analyze characteristics of laboratory orders, and implement electronic health record (EHR) interventions.

What you will learn

  • Laboratory practices that have been proven to be effective laboratory stewardship strategies
  • How to analyze different characteristics of laboratory orders to identify potential test ordering improvement opportunities
  • How to implement one or more electronic health record (EHR) interventions to promote laboratory stewardship


Jane Dickerson


Jane Dickerson, PhD, DABCC
Co-director of Chemistry and Director of Reference Lab Services
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA


Patrick Mathias


Patrick C. Mathias M.D., PhD
Associate Director - Informatics Division, Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine, UW Medicine, Seattle, WA




Registration covers one phone line and one computer connection for the webinar.

  • Several business days prior to the webinar, AACC will e-mail instructions to the registrant on how to participate, including a phone number to call to listen to the audio portion of the webinar and a URL where you can log in for the visual portion of the webinar.


AACC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ACCENT® credit hours towards the AACC Clinical Chemist’s Recognition Award. AACC is an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for clinical laboratory scientists licensed in states that require documentation of CE, including California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and West Virginia. ACCENT® credit is also recognized by several organizations: AAB, ABCC, ACS, AMT, ASCLS, ASCP, ASM, CAP, IFCC, and NRCC.

Technical requirements

AACC uses WebEx to conduct its webinars. To attend the webinar, you will need:

  • A separate telephone line for the audio or a sound card and speakers
  • A 56Kbps Internet connection or better
  • Windows Users - Internet Explorer 6/7, Firefox 2, Mozilla 1.7+, Netscape 8.1 or higher.
  • Mac Users - Firefox 2, Safari 3.0 (Mac OS 10.4,10.5), Safari 2.0 (Mac OS 10.4) Safari 1.3 (Mac OS 10.3).
  • Linux Users - Firefox 2, Mozilla 1.7 or higher.

NOTE: The WebEx plug-in will not install if your browser has high security settings or you do not have administrative rights on your PC

To test your system, please try joining a test meeting prior to your webinar at: https://www.webex.com/lp/jointest. Once on the site, enter your name and email address and click "join."

Information for attendees outside of the United States

If you are outside of the U.S., we recommend that you listen to the webinar via your computer speakers. If for some reason the webinar is not being broadcast over your computer speakers, and you do have high-speed internet and a Skype* subscription on your computer, you can use Skype for the phone portion of the webinar as a way to avoid charges from your phone company. Just call in to the US number using Skype.

*If you do intend to use Skype, you also still need to access the computer portion of the webinar as described above. If you want to use Skype but do not have a subscription or would like more information, visitwww.skype.com.


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