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Time, Money, and Lives Blog

Tami Abell

Tami Abell

I am the Director of Product Management for Voicebrook. I am passionate about helping Pathologists improve their reporting and empowering their words to save time, money and lives. I have served in similar roles at Elekta, Impac Medical Systems, Sunquest Information Systems, and Soft Computing.

Recent Posts by Tami Abell:

How to Improve a Lean Lab Workflow With Speech Recognition

I recently read the article, "Lean Six Sigma changing healthcare as more providers adopt methods," on the Healthcare Finance websiteIn the article Sherree Geyer stated, “Lean Six Sigma is thriving in healthcare, a distinct change from two decades ago when the performance improvement methodologies were first introduced to the industry.” 

Topics: LEAN Save Time Partner Relationship Management Product Management Accuracy Improvement

The Importance of Pathology Report Timeliness...Are We There Yet?

As a mother...on road trips with my kids, I remember not being out of the county before they started asking “Are we there yet?”  Knowing that we had several more hours in the car forced me to be creative in thinking of road trip games.  I am dating myself since I did not have movies in the headset of the car, iPads, or Kindles to keep them occupied.  I think patients can often feel that same frustration of "Are we there yet?" 

Topics: LEAN Save Time Benefits Process Improvement Voiceover Pathology

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly -- Provide Product Feedback


Help Us Help You

I am struck by how often we as consumers buy products or solutions and feel that the company providing our solution could have served our needs better. We even sometimes think we know what could have been done better to improve the product, but not many of us pick up the phone or go to our trusty email account and tell the company how we think the solution could have been better. We all just learn to live with it “as is” and assume that is as good as it is going to be until the vendor makes improvements to the product or until a better product comes along...maybe another company’s product at that.

Topics: Brand Promise Product Management Product Development