Tag: in vitro diagnostics industry

Finally, Abbott Buys Alere to Become #1 in POCT

CEO SUMMARY: After nearly two years of legal battles, Abbott Laboratories’ acquisition of Alere concluded on Oct. 3. Despite antitrust requirements to divest several of Alere’s diagnostic businesses to Quidel and Siemens Healthineers, the merger makes Abbott the world’s largest provider of point-of-care testing systems. Hospitals and clinical laboratories buying POC products from Abbott and

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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 to enter the clinical diagnostics market signals a serious intent to develop services that support individualized

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Bio-Reference Labs, CARESIDE, United Healthcare, MetLife, Foundation Health

BIO-REFERENCE LABS MOVES TO START PATIENT-DOCTOR MESSAGING
ONE OF THE NATION’S MORE AGGRESSIVE efforts to refocus the clinical laboratory organization can be found at Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc., located in Elmwood Park, New Jersey.

Bio-Reference wants to use its basic lab testing relationship with physicians as the foundation for a business relationship that involves a host of other

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