CEO SUMMARY: Not in recent memory has a laboratory information system (LIS) product been pulled from the market. That is why the announcement by GE Healthcare that it would no longer service or support its Centricity Ultra Laboratory product after July 23, 2013, has caused a stir within the healthcare informatics industry. In the United
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Lab-Interlink Inc. of Omaha, Nebraska is heading to bankruptcy court. On November 24, the day before Thanksgiving, the company laid off 50 employees. Rodney Markin, M.D., Ph.D., Company founder and Chairman stated that an expected $1 million payment by a prospective buyer had not materialized that day. The money was to have covered payroll and
CEO SUMMARY: General Health System of Baton Rouge decided to “cash in” the capital value of its consolidated laboratory organization by selling it to Dynacare. It will use the money for other corporate projects. This sales transaction validates that there is still considerable value to a profitable laboratory outreach program.
BATON ROUGE-BASED Louisiana Reference Laboratories has
CEO SUMMARY: Dynacare is on the move again. Its latest partnership is with a leading Milwaukee hospital. Dynacare’s aggressive marketing effort to develop joint ventures with hospital laboratories will continue. It may announce more new contracts by year’s end.
DEALMAKERS FROM Dynacare’s U.S. operations continue to press hospitals from coast to coast. Last Wednesday Froedtert Memorial