LAB MANAGEMENT

Inside the Lab: Communication, Leadership & Managing Amid Change

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said the only thing constant is change. Although he never managed a diagnostic lab, his words certainly apply to the lab environment. The Case for Transparency Change is … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE

Compliance Alert: FDA Warning Letter to Inova Genomics Laboratory

By Danielle Sloane bio and Elaine Naughton bio Despite it being a continual topic of discussion, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") enforcement in the realm of laboratory developed tests … [Read more...]

PAYER CONTRACTS

Three key items to negotiate for successful payer contracts

By Steve Selbst  bio The purpose of this article is to help you, as a provider, to focus on three key items to look for in payer contracts that will help you to get profitable contracts in … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

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

March was the most intense month of the year so far for new diagnostic products highlighted by 23andMe's launch of a new genetic Health Predisposition report assessing a consumer's risks of developing … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: Gottlieb Resignation Costs Lab Industry a Valuable Frenemy

Scott Gottlieb, M.D., is resigning as FDA commissioner, the position he's held since 2017. Although his reign lasted just two years, Gottlieb has been a longtime friend and foe of the lab industry … [Read more...]

DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

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

Spring has sprung with the announcement of a king-size deal: Danaher's $21.4 billion cash acquisition of GE Life Sciences, known as GE Biopharma, from General Electric Company (GE). Here's a quick … [Read more...]

DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

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

The past few weeks have brought snow to parts of the country that don't usually see the white stuff, and a flurry of diagnostic deals. Although some pundits continue to speculate about a business … [Read more...]

Current Issue of LIR

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LEADERSHIP

Communication: Managing Amid Change

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said the only thing constant is change. Although he never managed a diagnostic laboratory, his words certainly apply to the lab environment. Like other facets of … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

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

After a slow January, new product development picked up steam in February. Here's a rundown of the key new launches. NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS & … [Read more...]


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