Chi Solutions, Inc.& Mount Carmel Health System Announce Partnership for Laboratory Outreach
12/16/2014

Chi Solutions, Inc. & Mount Carmel Health System announce partnership to offer a highly-competitive clinical laboratory service to market-at-large physicians.

Online PR News – 16-December-2014 – Columbus, Ohio – Mount Carmel Health System has partnered with Chi Solutions, Inc., a 30-year industry leader specializing in clinical laboratory consulting and management to offer enhanced quality laboratory outpatient services for existing physicians, clients and customers, and to provide a highly competitive laboratory offering to market-at-large physicians.

“Chi Solutions, Inc. is the bridge in our laboratory that will allow us to provide greater access to our high quality services and to strengthen the relationship across the continuum of care for our patients and physician partners," said Sean McKibben, President and Chief Operating Officer at Mount Carmel West.

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Mount Carmel to support their objectives with an expert-led team of professionals and proven strategies to identify, implement, and replicate successful outreach programs,” said Dr. Kathy Murphy, CEO of Chi Solutions, Inc.

This new partnership with Chi complements Mount Carmel's efforts to consistently implement clinical and business best practices across its network of providers. Further, it allows the laboratory to remain competitive and grow market share as an agile business enterprise, strengthen its core competencies, and develop additional expertise as a critical business. Chi has a team of experienced sales, laboratory, and information technology professionals who work seamlessly and collaboratively to execute critical tasks and projects to realize long-term sustainability and measurable outcomes.

“In the time we have been working with Mount Carmel, the proactive, forward-thinking efforts are already producing significant results. In today’s healthcare environment, the challenge for hospital laboratories is to achieve efficiency in reducing costs and allocating resources toward laboratory outreach activity that adds value to the laboratory’s physician clients and other stakeholders,” said Dr. Murphy.

About Chi Solutions, Inc.

Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi) is a Ann Arbor, Michigan-based, nationally-recognized clinical laboratory consulting and management firm focused on delivering revenue growth, cost savings, and optimized operations for hospitals, health systems, and hospital-owned independent laboratories. Chi’s expertise and specialty is transforming laboratories into economic engines. As the largest laboratory consultancy, Chi offers the broadest service offerings in the industry including strategic options; laboratory management; outreach growth and management; consolidation and integration; performance enhancement; advisory support in finance, operations, and outreach; benchmarking (Chi IQ™ By Viewics); and RVU tools. For more information, visit www.chisolutionsinc.com or call (800) 860-5454.

About Mount Carmel Health System
A member of the Catholic Health Association and Trinity Health, Mount Carmel has been a leader in patient care for more than 125 years. Our team of more than 8,000 employees, 1,500 physicians and 1,000 volunteers provides an array of cutting-edge, patient-focused primary and specialty healthcare services at four central Ohio hospitals and a free standing emergency department – Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel West, Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, Mount Carmel New Albany and Mount Carmel Grove City. Mount Carmel also provides high-quality healthcare services at our surgery centers, multi-specialty physician group practices, ambulatory and urgent care centers, hospice, palliative care, home care services and through MediGold, a Medicare Advantage plan. Mount Carmel is dedicated to medical and nursing education and training as well, with six physician medical residency programs and the Mount Carmel College of Nursing – one of Ohio's largest baccalaureate nursing degree programs.