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Clinical Lab Management

News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

The company recently launched an automated microbiology system in its Marlborough, Massachusetts laboratory using instruments from automation firm COPAN.

The merger is aimed at expanding Salveo’s diagnostics capabilities and improving communication with providers and patients.

Revenues were $226.4 million, down from $263.7 million for the same quarter last year, but above the Wall Street estimate of $225.6 million.

As regulatory changes and technical advances reshape the clinical lab, directors are seeing a shift in responsibilities and the expertise required for the job.

A study by clinicians at St. Louis's Barnes-Jewish Hospital found that staff overrode alerts designed to warn of unnecessary lab testing roughly half the time.