By tapping cloud computing power, ARUP's new "Pipey" system could eventually scale to run 10,000 samples as quickly as it runs one sample.
Illumicare will provide ARUP clinicians with its Smart Ribbon tool that provides information on the cumulative risk and financial impact of tests and medications during the course of care.
With PAMA scheduled to be implemented in January, many believe M&A in the clinical lab space will heat up, with Quest and LabCorp the main beneficiaries.
ARUP said it is seeing larger volumes of pathology samples, requiring more advanced and efficient workflows.
Multiple variant databases are creating competition among groups that disagree on how to advance the most scientifically robust and sustainable sharing model.
The recent failure of Bristol-Myers Squibb's lung cancer immunotherapy to meet its primary endpoint demonstrates the challenge of working with imperfect biomarkers.