Efforts to enroll one million veterans in a program to determine how genetic variations affect health is moving swiftly. Current enrollment is 700,000 veterans and the one million goal is expected to be reached by 2021. In 2011, the federal Department of Veterans Affairs instituted the VA Million Veterans Program (MVP).
CEO SUMMARY: When pathology labs discover instances of a misidentified or contaminated tissue specimen, there is a new service that allows them to retrospectively use DNA to properly match that specimen to the correct patient. In part two of our series, we look at how some pathology labs are using the Know Error service to
CEO SUMMARY: During the past five years, several companies entered the lab marketplace with claims that their new Pap test technologies are improvements over conventional Pap smear methods. Armed with investment capital from Wall Street, these companies launched aggressive sales and marketing campaigns to clinical labs, pathologists, payers, physicians, and women. The diversity of advertising