DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

As the year winds down, diagnostic deals aren't as plentiful. Nevertheless, there have been some significant transactions. Here's a recap of the key activity from mid-October through the third week of … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

Earnings Report: Top Payers Announce Q3 Earnings

The country's five largest commercial payers posted strong results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018:. COMPANY QUARTERLY REVENUES PERFORMANCE Total Q3* 2018 YOY Wall … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: First NGS Residual Cancer Detection Test Wins Approval

The FDA broke new ground by allowing marketing of Adaptive Biotechnologies' ClonoSEQ assay, a next generation sequencing (NGS)-based test for minimal residual disease (MRD) in patients with acute … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Here are some of the more notable launches from the busy October-November period. NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS & SERVICES Company(ies) Product(s)/Service(s) Quest QuestDirect, … [Read more...]

TECHNOLOGY

Case Studies: Lessons for Labs from the Memorial Sloan Kettering & Paige.AI Alliance

What began as an alliance benefiting both parties has turned into a controversy that has tainted the reputation of one of the nation's top research hospitals. Here's a quick recap of the story of … [Read more...]

MARKETING

Dealing with Consumers: Using Patient Online Reviews to Boost Your Lab Business

Patients are making increasing use of physician rating and review sites to comment on their medical experiences the way diners do with restaurants. And as with restaurants, this can be a tremendous … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE

Q&A on Lab Waste Management

By Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)  bio Understanding the proper separation and disposal of the various waste types generated in the lab setting is an important piece of managing the … [Read more...]

DATA

6 Steps to Data-Driven Transformation

By Nir Kaldero  bio We're now well into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The First Industrial Revolution was about steam and railroads, the Second about electricity, and the Third brought … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: Changes to CBER Email Policy May Affect Your Lab

Heads up to any lab that's subject to oversight by the CBER, i.e., the FDA agency responsible for regulating biological products for human use. The agency changed its email communications policy on … [Read more...]

PARTNERSHIPS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

The swirl of autumn leaves has brought a swirl of diagnostic deals. Here's a recap of the key activity from mid-September through the third week of October. M&A and Asset Sales Quest Diagnostics … [Read more...]


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