CEO SUMMARY: Currently the American healthcare system is struggling to evolve away from its “cottage industry” roots and adopt modern corporate management methods. Within the clinical laboratory industry, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated has staked out the high ground. Its strategic objective is to infuse the entire laboratory company with knowledge of specific management methods commonly known
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CEO SUMMARY: Although it’s the first ISO 9001-certified clinical laboratory in North America, Quest Diagnostics’ Nichols Institute is a late-comer to the party. Most major diagnostics companies already have ISO 9001 certification. This issue of THE DARK REPORT explores why Nichols’ ISO certification is an industry milestone. Our prediction is that all larger laboratory organizations
Meris Laboratories continues to be a turnaround challenge. The company announced on August 4 that CEO and President Denis Simon had resigned. Appointed by the board on March 25, Simon stayed less than 18 weeks in the position. Like several other California labs, the San Jose-based company has struggled financially in recent years.
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