CEO SUMMARY: Unlike federal prosecutors, who to date have shown little interest in seeking to recover money from either the physicians who accepted inducements from Health Diagnostic Laboratory or many of the shareholders, executives, and sales consultants of HDL, the trustee of the HDL bankruptcy is moving aggressively to attempt to collect money from all
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CEO SUMMARY: In the report by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on the death of a patient at Lehigh Valley Hospital, it was noted that the clinical staff failed to notice discrepancies between results from point-of-care (POC) tests at the bedside and lab test results from blood serum run in the hospital’s central laboratory. Experts
CEO SUMMARY: Working from a consultant’s report and recommendations based on studies dating back to 2006 and 2007, Ireland’s Health Service Executive is moving forward to effect a comprehensive reconfiguration of clinical laboratory testing across the nation. This may be the first time that the government health program of a developed nation has attempted to
CEO SUMMARY: Technology plays an ever-growing role in reshaping the organization and operation of clinical laboratories. New technologies figure prominently in THE DARK REPORT’S 2007 list of key trends in the clinical laboratory industry. Technological advances in instrument systems, informatics, and molecular diagnostics are giving laboratories new tools to improve clinical services and streamline lab
INTRODUCTION: To celebrate five eventful years of service to the laboratory industry and pathology profession, THE DARK REPORT is pleased to present its first “White Paper” on the laboratory industry. Our goal is help laboratories and their suppliers accurately identify relevant market dynamics and understand how and why these market forces will affect the stability
CEO SUMMARY: Here’s another exciting new technology which promises to expand the capabilities of diagnostic testing while lowering laboratory costs. Based on research originally done during the 1970’s, quantum dots™ are nanometer-sized semiconductors with unique properties. Quantum Dot Corporation wants to use an “Intel Inside” strategy with diagnostic partners to launch new assays.
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CEO SUMMARY: Two processes are transforming healthcare: managed care and quality management. Laboratory information systems must incorporate radically new features if they are to support changes to clinical laboratory operations. This makes it imperative that laboratory executives select an effective laboratory information system.
PARALLEL DEVELOPMENTS in the healthcare marketplace are shaping the design and function of