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April 25, 2022 Intelligence: Late-Breaking Lab News

In a sign that awareness of medical diagnostic testing continues to grow during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the Mayo Clinic announced it will invest $49 million to build a new laboratory space on its campus in Rochester, Minn. As part of the multi-year project, several clinical labs will eventual…

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February 24, 2014 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Maybe the tough financial environment here in the United States is causing Sonic Healthcare Ltd., one of this nation’s bigger lab players, to be more interested in overseas lab testing opportunities. On February 18, its CEO, Colin Goldschmidt, M.D., told investors that “We contin…

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June 4, 2012 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

It’s a milestone on the path to personalized medicine and an example of how integrated health informatics will give clinicians real-time access to unlimited amounts of medical data. The 1000 Genomes Project announced in recent months that “the world’s largest set of data on hum…

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February 28, 2011 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

In recent months, deficiencies in forensic pathology have made news in both the United States and Canada. In a story released February 5, 2011, on, reporter Ryan Gabrielson wrote that “Coroners in Northern California are farming out thousands of cases each year to a pri…

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2006’s Top Lab Stories Identify New Threats

CEO SUMMARY: Presented here are THE DARK REPORT’S “Ten Biggest Lab Stories of 2006.” Compared to earlier years, 2006 was not transformative for the laboratory industry. But it was an eventful year, particularly influenced by Siemens’ decision to acquire DPC and Bayer Diagnostics, …

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November 27, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

“Postal Rage” is the term coined to describe the phenomenon of crazed postal workers rampaging through post office facilities shooting at co-workers. In recent days, the nation may have seen its first example of “Patient Rage” in a hospital. On November 20, a patient standing in line to get a…

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September 25, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

On September 8, Becton, Dickinson & Company (BD) announced that it would acquire TriPath Imaging, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $350 million. TriPath’s share price has not moved significantly over the past five years, so many shareholders were push…

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September 5, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

On August 14, AmeriPath, Inc. released its second quarter earnings report. Revenues were $191.7 million, an increase of 35% from $143.6 million posted in second quarter of 2005. These numbers reflect the acquisition of Specialty Laboratories, Inc., which AmeriPath ac…

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Many Trends in AP Spell Lots of Change Ahead

CEO SUMMARY: Every second year, THE DARK REPORT releases its list of key trends in anatomic pathology. These trends help shape an understanding about the state of the pathology profession. Our current list includes 11 identifiable trends. This is not an auspicious sign for pathologists wh…

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Genomic Health, TriPath Imaging, Bio-Reference Labs, Canadian Patient Registry

PREDICTIVE TESTING FOR RECURRENT BREAST CANCER LABORATORY TESTS DESIGNED to predict the recurrence of breast cancer are picking up momentum. First to market was Genomic Health Inc.’s Oncotype DX™ breast cancer test. Now TriPath Imaging, Inc. is reporting…

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