Diagnostics Policy & Legislation

News on government policy and legislation impacting life science and diagnostics.

Factors that may have led to the explosion in testing include more consultations between patients and general practitioners, and a fear among GPs of being sued.

At the Personalized Medicine Conference this week, stakeholders historically at odds over lab test regulation said it is up to Congress to resolve the issue.

A tick-borne disease working group recommends the federal government explore using new technologies and repurposing existing ones to improve diagnosis.

The measures are part of a long-term plan for the National Health Service that will be rolled out across the country to detect 3 out of every 4 cancers at an early stage.

While acknowledging the lab industry's argument had merits, a judge agreed with the government that the court had no jurisdiction in the case.