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Newsmaker Interview: Healthcare’s Transformation Now Bringing Changes to Lab Industry

“Today, patients want to get diagnosis and treatment faster with fewer visits to the doctor’s office. They want speedier and more comprehensive delivery of clinical services, be it laboratory tests, imaging, or other procedures.” …

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USC’s Clive Taylor, MD, Talks Digital Path, WSI

CEO SUMMARY: The FDA’s clearance of the first digital pathology system for use in primary diagnosis will be a disruptive force for pathologists in the coming years. At the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, pathologist Clive Taylor, MD, predicts that the benefits of …

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Expert Explains Why Payer Errors Skew Labs’ PAMA Price Data

CEO SUMMARY: In its work with more than 200 lab clients, XIFIN, Inc., of San Diego, sees the best and worst of problems in how labs submit claims to lab tests and how payers process these claims. In this exclusive interview, Lâle White, XIFIN’s Founder and CEO, identifies the systemic …

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Med Tech Finds “Grace” Aboard Lab of Mercy Ship

CEO SUMMARY: One intrepid medical technologist has spent almost two decades in volunteer service working in the clinical laboratories of hospital ships operated by Mercy Ships International. As the world’s largest hospital ship, the Africa Mercy contains six operating rooms, a 78-bed IC…

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Health Info Exchange (HIE) Helps South Bend Lab

CEO SUMMARY: Across the country, there are many efforts to create Regional Health Information Exchanges (HIEs). This has the potential to change the way laboratories connect electronically with referring physicians. This is true in South Bend, Indiana, where the Michiana Health I…

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Memphis Path Lab JV Purchased By AEL

CEO SUMMARY: Memphis Pathology Labs’ two hospital owners and their JV partner, MDS, surprised many with the sale of the lab venture to American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL). It’s the end of a successful joint venture between several hospitals and a commercial laboratory company. It als…

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LabCorp’s MacMahon Provides Insights About Lab Marketplace

CEO SUMMARY: Pathologists will be particularly interested in what Thomas MacMahon has to say about the evolution of laboratory medicine. As Chairman, President, and CEO of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, he has continuous access to some of the best strategic analysis about the…

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Quest & LabCorp Show Gains In Mid-Year Financial Reports

FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2001, improved pricing for lab testing services was the strongest contributor to revenue growth at both Laboratory Corporation of America and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated. One important consequence of this development is that competing …

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“July 2, 2001 Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Late last week DIANON Systems, Inc. announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire UroCor, Inc., based in Oklahoma City. In recent years, the two companies have competed intensely for case referrals from urologists. Valued at $180 million, the deal is expe…

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Eight Trends Reshaping Clinical Lab Services

CEO SUMMARY: Once again, THE DARK REPORT’S annual list of lab industry trends deals less with government regulation and influence on laboratory operations and more with the impact of new technologies and new management philosophies. Marketplace acceptance of these lab industry trends is…

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