Clinical Lab Management

News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

Sensitivity problems with rapid antigen tests are also helping the more accurate rapid molecular tests gain wider acceptance, manufacturers said.

New Medicare rates established under PAMA will cause labs to scale back services, and in some cases shut down, the motion states.

Changes to Medicare reimbursements are forcing hospitals to create lab-focused joint ventures and partner in various ways with other organizations to stay financially viable.

Quest will also have early access to Thermo Fisher's pipeline of novel platforms and assays to assist with development of Oncomine-branded solutions.

LabCorp Diagnostics revenues increased 9 percent in Q4, while Covance Drug Development grew revenues 24 percent.