The Dark Intelligence Group, Inc. (DIG)
Since 1995, The Dark Intelligence Group (TDIG) has been the clinical laboratory
industry’s pre-eminent source for essential market intelligence and business news. It
provides strategic information and training to independent lab companies, hospitals and
health systems, and pathology group practices.
TDIG also offers access to IVD companies seeking to get their solutions in front of our
large and loyal list of clinical lab and pathology executives through actionable, relevant,
and high-quality content vehicles and networking opportunities.
It is best known as the publisher of The Dark Report, its hard-hitting intelligence service
that is issued every third Monday. Fast to read and easy to comprehend, each issue of
The Dark Report has a carefully curated selection of intelligence briefings. Most
importantly, every article and every intelligence briefing is presented to show the reader
how peer labs are cutting costs, expanding market share, deploying new clinical lab
technologies, and advancing the clinical effectiveness of their clinical lab and pathology
TDIG was founded by President, Robert L. Michel, considered a national thought leader
in the medical lab industry. In addition to The Dark Report, Michel is the driving force
behind TDIG’s other flagship services, including the annual Executive War College and
Lab Quality Confab, two events recognized nationally as “must attend” for laboratory
executives, managers, and IVD companies.
TDIG also produces well-attended national meetings on medical laboratory
management and operations, live onsite training, webinars, and special reports on
leading edge topics. A special resource listings section allows IVD companies and
consulting companies in the clinical lab ecosystem to get their solutions in front of lab
In addition, TDIG can get vendors in front of clinical lab executives both in the US and
around the world through our lead generation white papers, webinars and other
exposure and advertising vehicles. For more information, contact National Sales
Director Jim Whitehurst at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The company, based near Austin, TX, also features a popular clinical lab-centric
information site called DarkDaily.com, and COVID-19 STAT Intelligence Briefings, a
new free service designed to help our colleagues in the clinical lab industry effectively
maintain operations during the pandemic.
More about The Dark Report
Most people don’t know the real story of The Dark Report. (See founder, Robert L.
Michel interview by HEALTHCARE PERFORMANCE INSIDER). For years, only an elite
group of clinical laboratory CEOs, senior executives, and pathologist-business leaders
had access to the medical laboratory industry intelligence produced by TDIG.
It was their secret weapon and allowed them to stay ahead of important trends and
marketplace developments. Then in 1995, TDIG Founder Robert L. Michel took the
unprecedented step of creating a vehicle to deliver this exclusive market intelligence to
anyone working in clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups that had the
desire to be proactive in advancing the clinical and financial success of their lab
Every TDR article is presented to show the reader how peer labs are cutting costs,
expanding market share, deploying new clinical lab technologies, and advancing the
clinical effectiveness of their clinical lab and pathology services.
Because of this extraordinary value, over two decades, consistently 86% of members
have renewed their Dark Report memberships.
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