specialty laboratory

State, Federal Regulators Target Specialty Labs

CEO SUMMARY: Specialty Laboratories, Inc. has earned the dubious honor of being the first-ever publicly-traded laboratory to have its CLIA-88 license revoked by federal regulators, terminating its right to payment for services covered by Medicare and Medicaid. The revocation is slated to …

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National Esoteric/Reference Rankings

Little is known about how the marketplace for hospital send-out testing is divided among national laboratory competitors.These rankings mark the second year THE DARK REPORT has attempted to measure the market for hospital esoteric and reference testing. This ranking does not include niche…

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Neurology is Test Focus For Athena Diagnostics

CEO SUMMARY: There are few examples of laboratory companies focused on a single medical specialty,a business model that is expected to become more common in coming years. One such company is Athena Diagnostics. For 12 years, this company has concentrated on providing diagnostic testing fo…

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Independent California Lab Decides to Exit Business

CEO SUMMARY: Market forces in California continue to put independent laboratories under sustained financial stress. One laboratory owner decided it was an auspicious time to sell his lab. That sale, of POISONLAB to Laboratory Corporation of America, was announced earlier this month. There…

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