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Coverage, Reimbursement Still Difficult for New Lab Tests

CEO SUMMARY: Bringing a new proprietary diagnostic test to market is an arduous process. It takes patience and planning to complete the journey from test development to payer reimbursement. This slow process stems from the fact that the healthcare reimbursement system is fragmented,…

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In Post-COVID-19 Market, IVD Manufacturers Face Supply, Staff Challenges

CEO SUMMARY: After making billions during the COVID-19 pandemic, in vitro diagnostics (IVD) manufacturers must now adjust their strategies and relationships with clinical laboratory customers. Because many contracts for automated instruments are coming due, some IVD companies have t…

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Lab’s Anemia Program Brings in New Revenue

  CEO SUMMARY: In Philadelphia, Jefferso…

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Lab Vendors Adjusting to Changing Sales Practices

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IVD Firms Grow During 2022, but COVID-19 Revenue Dropped

MOST MAJOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTICS (IVD) MANUFACTURERS started strong in 2022 as their base businesses regained steam and made up for the significant falloff in COVID-19 diagnostic test revenue.  During first quarter 2022 earnings calls with invest…

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Judge Vacates Provision in No Surprises Act

  CEO SUMMARY: It …

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Labs Use IoT Tools for Specimen Logistics

CEO SUMMARY: Internet of Things (Io…

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Quest and Walmart to Expand Consumer-Initiated Test Options

SERVING CONSUMERS INTERESTED IN ORDERING THEIR OWN CLINICAL LABORATORY TESTS is a goal in an expanded collaboration involving Quest Diagnostics and Walmart. This is also consistent with The Dark Report’s prediction that retail pharmacies are poised to expand the diagnostic testing ser…

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LIS Market Will Change After Oracle, CliniSys Deals

CEO SUMMARY: With its purchase of Cerner Corporation, Oracle becomes the owner of Cerner’s Millennium laboratory information system (LIS) and CoPathPlus, Cerner’s anatomic pathology LIS. Only three weeks later, CliniSys, a division of Roper Technologies, announced it was acquiri…

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Rural Hospital Lab Hits Automation Home Run

CEO SUMMARY: With the hospital adding specialist physicians and at the same time enjoying sustained growth in outreach test volume, the lab was hit with the dual need to expand the in-house test menu and reconfigure workflow to handle predictions of ongoing growth in outreach testin…

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