Financial Constraints to Molecular Biomarker TestingVideo Categories: PMO Interview with the Innovator Series: Volume 12 and Video Library
Drs. David Rimm and Roy Herbst discuss the challenges of reimbursement by payers and the costs to pathology department of molecular biomarker testing, especially immunohistochemistry and DNA testing.
Drs. Goeffrey Oxnard and Lauren Ritterhouse review the best practices to improve efficiencies in biomarker testing, including effective communication among the healthcare team, the pathologist, and the patient, as well as expediting processing in the pathology laboratory.
Alexander Bastian mentions that looking at more defined populations and leveraging the power of targeted medicine is improving the standard of care.