Tag: laboratory consultant

How In-Clinic Path Lab Benefits GI Practice

CEO SUMMARY: In Manassas, Virginia, a five-physician gastroenterology group is using its in-clinic anatomic pathology laboratory to advance patient care, while boosting revenue associated with this ancillary service. In this exclusive interview, the group’s physician business leader shares the different ways that this in-house pathology service benefits both patients and physicians. Patients like the faster

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ASCP Awarded PEPFAR II Funds for Lab Assistance

CEO SUMMARY: With new Congressional authorization and funding of $48 billion, PEPFAR II—a second five-year initiative to help targeted countries battle HIV, AIDs, tuberculosis, and malaria—is about to get under way. To better support diagnosis and management of HIV/AIDs patients, some PEPFAR funds are designated to expand laboratory testing services in countries with high prevalence

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May 1, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Lots of news unfolding across the lab industry. Here’s a round-up of recent and noteworthy items:

NEW VENTURES
• Persistent rumors indicate that a new national anatomic pathology company is in formation. Likely to be involved is James New, former CEO of AmeriPath, Inc. during its formative years and through that company’s sale to Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe in early 2003. (See

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March 20, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

On March 13, 2006, American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc. (AEL) of Brentwood, Tennessee announced the acquisition of Physicians Medical Laboratory (PML). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Morristown, Tennessee, PML gives AEL a presence in east Tennessee. AEL has owned and operated Memphis Pathology Laboratory in west Tennessee since 2004.
VIRUS DISCOVERED IN SOME

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Dynacare Expands Into Chicago With Purchase of 2 Small Labs

IT’S A BUSINESS STRATEGY BUILT AROUND “go where they ain’t!” In recent years, Dynacare, Inc. has found its best growth comes from acquiring laboratories in areas somewhat underserved by larger national competitors.

It then uses that regional base to expand outward into nearby regions. Examples of this market strategy have been Seattle, with expansion into the

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Tenet, SBCL Discussing 33 Hospital Lab Contract

CEO SUMMARY: Tenet Healthcare’s decision to entertain proposals for improving laboratory operations in its Southern California division triggered a year-long discussion with national laboratories. If a deal results, it would represent one of the largest “re-engineering” projects between a hospital company and a national laboratory.

GRAPEVINE BUZZ in Southern California says that SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories

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