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New Business Helps Reduce Pathology Specimen ID Errors

CEO SUMMARY: Prevention of diagnostic testing errors is getting more attention by both physicians and pathology labs because patients are less tolerant of potentially life-changing errors. Strand Diagnostics’ Know Error system is designed to reduce or eliminate errors involving tissue specimen misidentification. In this first part of our two-part series, we provide information about the

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In-Practice Histology Lab Splits Biopsies; ID’s Patient with DNA

In response to continuing requests by clients and readers of THE DARK REPORT, this issue institutes a new feature titled “Lab Fraud Watch.” It will provide information about activities in the medical laboratory testing marketplace which could be interpreted as violating federal and state fraud and abuse laws.

It is the belief of many lab executives

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TriPath Imaging and Ventana Sign Major Development Pact

IF THE NEW BUSINESS AGREEMENT between Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and TriPath Imaging, Inc. is successful, then the anatomic pathology laboratory may have a very different look in future years.

Last week, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. announced a five-year global supply agreement with TriPath Imaging, Inc. that involves two primary objectives. First, Ventana will put its

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Digene, Kaiser Northern California, ARUP Labs, Bio-Reference Labs, Specialty Labs

FUELED BY RECOGNITION that HPV plays a key role in causing cervical cancer, demand for Digene Corporation’s hc2 High-Risk HPV DNA test is increasing at impressive rates.

For fiscal third quarter 2004, Digene reported revenue growth of 39% over the same quarter last year. Its revenues climbed from $17.0

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