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2000’s Movers & Shakers Represent Strong Leaders

CEO SUMMARY: Its time again for THE DARK REPORT to make its yearly selection of the lab industry’s Movers & Shakers. Individuals chosen for 2000 represent a cross section of laboratory companies. Their successes demonstrate that leadership and vision continue to make a difference, despite the financial challenges of today’s healthcare marketplace.

IT IS ALWAYS A

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Associated Pathologists Laboratories, Dynacare, Bio-Reference Labs, Quest, AmeriPath

ASSOCIATED PATH LABS WINS PATENT FOR DRUGS OF ABUSE TEST
IT’S NOT TOO OFTEN that independent commercial laboratories are awarded patents. Las Vegas-based Associated Pathologists Laboratories received a patent for a technique it developed relating to drugs of abuse testing.

The patent involves a unique method for detecting drugs of abuse in hair samples. APL has two

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Hospital Lab-Commercial Lab Partnering Is Upcoming Trend

CEO SUMMARY: At this year’s Executive War College in New Orleans, laboratory innovators convened to study hot new trends in the industry.They were surprised to learn that partnering relationships between hospital laboratories and commercial laboratories are finally gaining wider acceptance. Laboratory executives involved in partnering arrangements had good things to say about the success of

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Small is Beautiful

I MAY BE THE FIRST TO PUBLICLY DESCRIBE an emerging market trend in the laboratory industry. Starting in the mid-1980s, small laboratories disappeared from the landscape at an astonishing rate. Within the commercial laboratory segment, acquisitions of small laboratories fueled the consolidation process. Eventually three huge laboratory companies emerged as the industry behemoths.

Since 1990, the

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Regional Lab Systems Beginning To Emerge

CEO SUMMARY: Regionalization of laboratory services is about to become a dominant industry trend. Four groups of players will drive this process and each needs to recruit hospital laboratories to participate in their regional model. This is the first generation of attempts to create financially viable laboratory systems with regional capability.

REGIONALIZATION OF LABORATORY and pathology

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