Tag: laboratory economics

MD Self-Referral Issues Target of Utilization Study

CEO SUMMARY: When it comes to the in-office ancillary service (IOAS) exception to physician self-referral, the issue of in-clinic pathology services has become a hot potato. Publication in Health Affairs of a study of urologists’ self-referral of their patients for anatomic pathology services attracted national media attention. That study was funded by a grant from

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May 22, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Another investment firm has acquired an anatomic pathology company. It was announced today that Water Street Capital Partners of Chicago, Illinois, has acquired a majority ownership in Lakewood Pathology Associates, located in Lakewood, New Jersey. Under new ownership, Raza Bokhari, M.D., a founding pathologist of Lakewood Pathology, will continue as President and CEO. Purchase price

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Bill Bonello Sees Opportunities In Diagnostic Services Companies

CEO SUMMARY: With the clinical laboratory industry now enjoying growing interest by professional investors, THE DARK REPORT traveled to New York City to meet with financial analyst William B. Bonello, of U S Bancorp Piper Jaffray. Bonello co-authored a just-released overview of what he calls the “diagnostic services industry.” He is bullish on the future

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