Eight Macro Trends for Clinical Labs Will Shape Diagnostic Services in 2023 and Beyond

Jan. 3, 2023 issue also reports on generational differences in lab outreach expectations

The Dark Report’s “Eight Macro Trends for Clinical Labs in 2023” delivers the insights that lab administrators and pathologists will want to study as they formulate their future business strategies. These include staffing shortages, factors threatening the stability of labs and hospitals, digital pathology’s future, and the demand for pathologists.

Also in our list of macro trends for clinical labs are expected greater payer scrutiny of genetic test reimbursement claims; more prior authorizations required for molecular and genetic tests; wider adoption of automation in labs; and the future of next-generation sequencing as part of updates to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.

Elsewhere in the issue, The Dark Report:

  • Details how consumers’ differing demands will shape laboratory outreach.
  • Notes that Congress has temporarily averted cuts to lab test rates originally scheduled for 2023.
  • Explores how Siemens Healthineers plans to streamline product offerings following years of buying other companies.

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