Blog & News

Remote Patient Monitoring Technology: Introducing the MouthLab

BeaconLBS May 13, 2021

Until recently, these devices have been cost-prohibitive. Fortunately, modern Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) hardware can be built with a level of Artificial Intelligence (AI) or “smart technology” so it can respond to the multitude of physiological measurements and parameters and offer actionable data to the patient and/or healthcare provider.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Testing

BeaconLBS April 6, 2021

The direct and indirect costs of medical diagnosis and treatment, in combination with lost productivity for mild TBI, may be greater than $60 billion annually.

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Fraud in Toxicology Labs

Fraud in Toxicology Labs
BeaconLBS February 17, 2021

Toxicology testing for controlled substances is especially prone to fraud and abuse, given it can be a major source of income.

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Thyroid Disease Testing

Thyroid Disease Testing
BeaconLBS February 4, 2021

Thyroid disease is estimated to affect 20 million people in the United States, with up to 60% being undiagnosed.

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COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing
BeaconLBS December 9, 2020

As the virus can be transmitted prior to the onset of symptoms, it is best to diagnose patients with COVID-19 prior to symptomatic onset to reduce the spread of the virus.

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Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment

Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment
BeaconLBS November 20, 2020

Besides acquired risk factors, an individual’s cancer risk is also dependent upon their personal and family history of cancer, in addition to race or ethnicity.

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Genetic Terminology

Genetic Terminology
BeaconLBS October 29, 2020

There are many genetic/genomic terms and concepts that should be understood by any clinician who is ordering these tests. The purpose of this article is to provide these definitions, which are used in CPT coding, to allow for more precise testing and reimbursement.

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Cardiac Biomarkers

Cardiac Biomarkers
BeaconLBS October 15, 2020

It is vital, as new discoveries are made in cardiac biomarkers, that well-designed studies that provide clinical validity and utility are published.

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