CEO SUMMARY: PerkinElmer is the latest U.S. organization to open a clinical laboratory business in China. Last December, it formally opened its new Suzhou PerkinElmer Medical Laboratory. The new lab is located about 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of Shanghai. It will provide neonatal and prenatal screening along with infectious disease testing. PE’s new venture hopes to leverage relationships developed from providing newborn and prenatal screening in China throughout for the past 20 years.
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This chapter addresses the characteristics of the laboratory industry which define the starting point for changes and ongoing evolution. The eight business premises listed in this White Paper describe unique situations which directly influence the ability of clinical laboratories to serve the medical community.
The relevance of these business premises becomes apparent whenever a laboratory undertakes
CEO SUMMARY: Probably no one is better positioned to identify the evolution of laboratory information services than Bruce Friedman, M.D., Professor of Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. For almost 20 years, he has hosted the pre-eminent meeting in laboratory informatics, known as AIMCL—Automated Information Management for Clinical Laboratories. Dr.
Last Thursday was the 20th Annual Conference of the Biomedical Marketing Association (BMA). Held in Baltimore, it brought together the marketing and sales executives from diagnostics companies all over the United States. The program focused on changes to how hospitals and laboratories purchase diagnostic equipment and supplies.
Consolidation within the diagnostics industry is influencing how
IN THIS ISSUE WE ARE GIVING COVERAGE to the acquisition of Coulter Corporation by Beckman Instruments, Inc. for an important reason. I believe this merger is first evidence of impending and significant changes to the diagnostics industry.
During the next 18 to 24 months, a deluge of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures will be announced. Why? Because