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Ex-IMPATH Executives Face Criminal Charges

CEO SUMMARY: With the announcement by Federal prosecutors of criminal and civil actions against a total of seven ex-IMPATH executives, IMPATH becomes the laboratory industry’s worst criminal scandal. Federal prosecutors contend these executives, during their employment at IMPATH, engine…

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New Competitors Line Up In Oncology Marketplace

CEO SUMMARY: Local pathology groups are advised to more closely track developments in the national market for oncology testing. Not only is big money targeting cancer testing, but a number of nimble, entrepreneurial start-up companies have begun to compete for specimens. Genzyme’s acqui…

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When Laboratory Vendors Go Bankrupt

BANKRUPTCY AMONG VENDORS AND SUPPLIERS in the laboratory industry is an uncommon event. Since it is so rare, that is one less issue about which laboratory directors and pathologists must worry. However, occasionally there are reminders that it is good management practice to track the financial stab…

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Free of IMPATH, Tamtron Ready For A New Future

CEO SUMMARY: Tamtron’s fortunes look much brighter with its acquisition by IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., a healthcare information vendor with existing products for radiation oncology, medical oncology, and urology. IMPAC’s strategy is to create a “total solution” for oncology. That…

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Tamtron Plans Comeback After IMPATH’s Chapt. 11

CEO SUMMARY: It was only 21 months ago that IMPATH acquired Tamtron. Both companies had high expectations for the relationship. But with IMPATH now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and facing an unclear future, Tamtron is now an attractive asset for potential buyers who want to enter the anatomic…

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filed by IMPATH, Inc.

CEO SUMMARY: To the surprise of very few, IMPATH, Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. During 2003, most of IMPATH’s key executives departed as different problems within the company became known. IMPATH’s new executive leadership is dealing with a host of difficult issues….

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Dynacare, LabCorp, IMPATH, Visible Genetics, Abbott Labs

ACTIVITY AT DYNACARE HINTS AT POSSIBLE SALE, LABCORP MAY BE BUYER With Quest Diagnostics Incorporated snapping up independent lab companies right and left in recent months, the question asked by many is “Where’s Laboratory Corporation of America?” On …

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ARUP Labs, ProxyMed, Unilab, Quest Diagnostics, Ventana, , Misys Molecular Diagnostics, WebMD, Varian

ARUP TO USE PROXYMED FOR BROWSER-BASED TEST ORDERS & RESULTS ARUP LABORATORIES, INC. and ProxyMed, Inc. signed an agreement that makes ProxyMed’s ProxyLabSM the preferred product for browser-based lab test ordering between physicians and ARUP’s hospi…

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IMPATH Buys Tamtron In Surprise Decision

CEO SUMMARY: In an unexpected announcement, IMPATH, Inc. announced it would purchase Tamtron Corp., the largest remaining independent vendor of anatomic pathology systems. It was just months earlier that Cerner Corporation acquired Dynamic Healthcare Technologies, Inc. and its CoPath™ p…

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Lab “Home Brews” Web Solution for Test Results

CEO SUMMARY: Internet-enabled lab test ordering and results reporting may help independent commercial labs and hospital laboratory outreach programs become more competitive against the two blood brothers. In eastern Pennsylvania, Clinical Laboratories, Inc. introduced Web-based lab test r…

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