Laboratories of all kinds are automating their workflows, particularly those involving sample prep and other preanalytical steps.
While the reforms ease some providers' shift to value-based care, their exclusion of labs could hamper the industry's move into population health and other areas.
For Lab Industry, 2019 a Year of Battles Against, Preparations for Downward Pressure on Pricing
While legislation and lawsuits sought to blunt PAMA's impact, labs also employed new technologies and strategies to cope with anticipated price cuts.
Laboratory-Based Patient Care Project Moving From Theory to Practice
While the Lab 2.0 vision is still in its early days, a number of outfits around the country are providing examples of how it might be implemented.
FDA Clears Digital Pathology System From Leica Biosystems
The digital pathology system can be used for primary diagnosis as a result of the 510(k) clearance, which followed a multicenter study conducted at five clinical sites.