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News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

The test will now be considered medically reasonable and necessary for patients over 45 with moderately elevated levels of prostate-specific antigen. 

Comments from Quest suggest lab buys are becoming more complex while others suggest hospitals will remain reluctant to sell so long as premium pricing persists.

This report contains a quantitative, evidence-based scoring framework to help guide the evaluation of constitutional CNVs across clinical labs.

In a survey conducted by an association working group, 40 percent of respondents said they are already offering TMB, with most others planning to do the same within the year.

The insurer's move to equalize rates across all lab sites has particularly impacted hospital-based facilities, which have typically received higher reimbursement.

Dec
02
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss how Moffitt Cancer Center has implemented a new capture-based application to accurately assess myeloid malignancies by detecting complex variants in challenging genes in a single experiment.  

Dec
05
Sponsored by
Amazon

The discovery of microbial cell-free DNA has propelled the introduction of new technologies that can be leveraged for next-generation diagnostic assays. Previously inaccessible genomic information can now be comprehensively surveyed for microorganisms, all from a single blood draw.

Dec
10
Sponsored by
Congenica II

This webinar will discuss the use of next-generation sequencing and an optimized variant interpretation workflow to increase diagnostic yield in complex clinical cases.