Results For Life

resultsforlifelogo_new.gifResults for Life is an educational campaign that emphasizes the value of clinical laboratory testing and the vital role it plays in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in today’s healthcare system. Diagnostic tests comprise only 5 % of total hospital costs and only 1.6% of Medicare costs, but they influence as much as 60-70% of clinical decision-making that improves care and decreases cost. With rising healthcare costs, preventing illness and keeping patients healthy through laboratory medicine is more crucial than ever before.  Sponsorship includes a wide spectrum of laboratory industry professional organizations, manufacturers, and clinical laboratories, all collaborating to share the compelling life stories of how lives and health are positively affected by laboratory testing, and the cost- savings resulting from early detection and prevention.  Through effective print materials, a DVD, our continuing advocacy on Capital Hill, media outreach, website, Results for Life aims to inform congress and federal regulators of this timely and critical message.

Personalized Medicine Story Board: How Lab Tests Add Value

Patients with cancer, heart disease, HIV, and other conditions are living longer and enjoying better health because of a medical revolution called personalized medicine. At its center are genetic tests that identify the unique genetic profile of individual patients or their disease and allow physicians to tailor treatment to those unique characteristics.