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The most complete archive of clinical and pathology lab industry news available, including issues from 1997 to the present.

Volume XXXI, No. 7 – May 20, 2024

In this issue:

A new federal rule has been proposed that will require healthcare providers, including clinical laboratories and pathology groups, to report cyberattacks and ransom paid in a swift timeframe. Also, the FDA’s new LDT federal rule is about to go into effect. The Dark Report further takes a look at an innovation program at an Arizona lab.

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Volume XXXI, No. 6 – April 29, 2024

In this issue:

Laboratory managers will want to note that The Dark Report itself was targeted by the fraudsters who hit Change Health in a cyberattack. Also, one lab has some innovative methods of combatting the chronic staffing shortage, including hiring college graduates and students.

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Volume XXXI, No. 5 – April 8, 2024

In this issue:

The fragmentation of consumer markets is reflected in clinical lab services, and The Dark Report examines this trend and how it will impact labs in the coming years. Also, The Dark Report notes that the FDA has issued a controversial memo to reclassify many high-risk IVD assays.

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Volume XXXI, No. 4 – March 18, 2024

In this issue:

An expert attorney analyzes the most recent cases of EKRA violations, showing how many labs could be in violation themselves. Also, a major cyberattack on Change Healthcare, owned by UnitedHealth Group, creates disruptions to providers around the country. Other news includes a look at the worldwide pathologist shortage.

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Volume XXXI, No. 3 – February 26, 2024

In this issue:

A “perfect storm” of new developments in the clinical laboratory and pathology group industry is coming, and The Dark Report is analyzing these changes as well as preparing to present the details to attendees at the annual Executive War College. Also, HHS has published an important final rule for health IT Interoperability.

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Volume XXXI, No. 2 – February 5, 2024

In this issue:

The Dark Report takes a deep dive into the comments submitted on the FDA’s draft LDT rule, questioning the FDA’s transparency in publishing the comments. Also included is a report on a letter about LDT oversight issued jointly by the FDA and CMS. In addition, a major data breach at a European lab has lessons for American clinical labs.

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Volume XXXI, Number 1 – January 16, 2024

In this issue:

The Dark Report notes that British Columbia cervical cancer screenings will now be made via self-collected HPV testing, rather than Pap smears, in an effort to overcome medical personnel shortages. Also, a new deal between Google Cloud and Epic Systems aims to help hospitals move their EHR data to the cloud.

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Volume XXX, Number 18 – December 26, 2023

In this issue:

This issue examines the top 10 stories from 2023, which show no immediate threats to the clinical laboratory industry, but which were mostly about developments where the consequences will influence laboratory operations in coming years. In other news, a convicted fraudster earns an eight-year prison sentence for violating EKRA.

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Volume XXX, Number 17 – December 4, 2023

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In this issue, The Dark Report discusses the impact of artificial intelligence-powered solutions. The Dark Report suggests that it is timely for lab managers at all levels of the organization to begin learning about the field of artificial intelligence. In addition to this topic, discover how labs should be prepared for data to dominate diagnostics, understand that CLIA lab directors must monitor delegated duties, and stay informed about the latest regulatory and IVD updates.

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Volume XXX, Number 16 – November 13, 2023

In this issue:

In this issue, Clinisys CEO Michael Simpson explains new developments in digital technologies that will expand the value and role of lab test data. Also, recent cases of healthcare fraud are examined, and whole genome sequencing for newborns is shown to be gaining favor with physicians and payers alike.

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