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Will Federal Prosecutors Pursue HDL Lab Execs and Physicians?

WHERE WAS MUCH TO BE LEARNED when, on April 9, federal prosecutors announced settlements of multiple whistleblower lawsuits against Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. of Richmond, Virginia, and Singulex Inc. of Alameda, California. First, the Department of Justice structured a…

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Cigna Sues HDL, Alleges Unlawful Fee Scheme

CEO SUMMARY: In court papers, Cigna alleged that HDL misrepresented patients’ responsibilities by promising not to collect co-payments, co-insurance, or deductibles. Also, HDL promised not to seek reimbursement from patients for any portion of its bills that the health insurer did not c…

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Whole Genome Sequencing Is Poised for Clinical Use

CEO SUMMARY: Pathologists and clinical lab managers interested in following the advances in use of whole human genome sequencing for clinical purposes should follow the money. Within weeks of obtaining FDA clearance for its MiSeqDx system and reagents, Illumina had inked major agreements …

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August 15, 2011 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Last Friday, the acquisition of Southern Diagnostic Laboratories, Inc., of Birmingham, Alabama, was announced by Solstas Lab Partners of Greensboro, North Carolina. Steve Boyd, who is the Founder and CEO of Southern Diagnostics, will become a Senior Vice President at…

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Five Lab Acquisitions Over the Past Ten Weeks

CEO SUMMARY: Many lab executives and pathologists will be surprised to learn that five independent laboratory companies were acquired between December 1, 2004 and February 11, 2005. Only one acquisition was announced to the public. The other four were private sales and both buyers and sel…

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ASCP’s “Molecular Pathology” Certification Now Available

RECOGNIZING the growing importance of molecular pathology, the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) established a new certification program in this diagnostic specialty. Offered since June 2003, 18 people have passed the examination and can use the designation “MP (ASCP)….

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“State of Industry” Report On Molecular Diagnostics

CEO SUMMARY: Enterprise Analysis Corporation has launched an ambitious survey that will include 150 laboratories performing molecular testing in the United States. Last week it released information about the first 51 labs contacted in this effort. The survey provides an intriguing look at…

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