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Lab Executives Declare Concerns about Fee Cuts

CEO SUMMARY: Members of Joint Venture Hospital Laboratories in Michigan anticipate that the 2018 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule rates being implemented under PAMA will lower payment from Medicare to less than the cost of running tests, especially for rural and critical access hospitals….

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More IVD Consolidation as Danaher Buys Beckman

TODAY IT WAS ANNOUNCED that Danaher Corporation would acquire Beckman Coulter, Inc., in a transaction valued at $5.8 billion. The news was not a surprise, since word had leaked out last December that Beckman’s board of director had engaged Goldman Sachs …

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Optimism & Opportunity at Executive War College

CEO SUMMARY: Instead of our annual review of key speakers as a source of emerging trends and common themes, this year we assess the attitudes, opinions, and activities of the pathologists, laboratory administrators, managers, and industry executives in attendance at the 15th Annu…

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Inverness Buys Biosite, Has New Venture with P&G

CEO SUMMARY: On the same day that Inverness Medical Innovations announced that it would acquire Biosite, thus beating out Beckman Coulter in the bidding war for Biosite, Inverness also announced that it had entered into a joint venture with Procter & Gamble. Together, the two companie…

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Siemens Executive Speaks on Integration Strategies

CEO SUMMARY: Siemens has a vision of tight integration of in vitro and in vivo diagnostics with informatics to support a single goal with two themes: enhancing work flow in healthcare. Theme one is that …

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Bio-Rad Buys Ciphergen’s Proteomics Technology

PROTEOMICS IS EXPECTED TO BE ONE of the most active areas in molecular diagnostics and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. has just staked a major claim to a promising proteomic technology. In a transaction announced on August 18, 2006, Bio-Rad will acquire the proprietary proteomics instrum…

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More IVD Consolidation: DPC Sells to Siemens

CEO SUMMARY: It is a significant acquisition, and not just because Diagnostic Products Corporation has a major presence in immunodiagnostics. Siemens Medical Solutions is one of the dominant competitors in radiology. Its willingness to pony up almost $2 billion t…

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Proteomic Tests Poised For Clinical Market

CEO SUMMARY: Proteomics-based technology is developing rapidly. The strategic collaboration announced last month between Ciphergen Biosystems and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is potentially worth $25 million. It is an expensive bet that next-generation proteomics tests soon to enter the…

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ChromaVision Targets National AP Market

CEO SUMMARY: Three new business strategies are moving ChromaVision into different segments of the laboratory testing marketplace. The company has built a new laboratory facility and will support local pathology groups with advanced diagnostic technology. It is also expanding its presence …

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