CEO SUMMARY: Every second year, THE DARK REPORT releases its list of key trends in anatomic pathology. These trends help shape an understanding about the state of the pathology profession. Our current list includes 11 identifiable trends. This is not an auspicious sign for pathologists who prefer things to remain the same. Eleven distinct trends
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CEO SUMMARY: It’s a surprise to most lab industry observers. AmeriPath, a company built around 400 anatomic pathologists working mostly in community hospitals, is acquiring a national reference/esoteric testing company. However, this deal may be better understood by looking at the motives of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, the private equity firm which owns AmeriPath.
CEO SUMMARY: Consolidation of pathology practices can be a complex and drawn-out process. But it doesn’t have to be that way. During the 1990s, Bayless Pathmark of Cleveland grew from a two-man practice into a regional pathology resource numbering 22 pathologists and serving 10 hospitals. One surprising result of this process was an increase in