So, Now What? How a Trump Presidency Will Impact Labs & the ACA

Needless to say, the election of Donald Trump will have major ramifications on not just labs but the entire health care industry. But while changes are a certainty, it is far from clear what and how … [Read more...]

Labs Quickly Move Toward Electronic Reporting of Public Health Information

When Patricia Quinlisk, M.D., joined the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) two decades ago, laboratories reported their results in a time-honored fashion: paper forms filled out by hand or … [Read more...]

Inside the Lab Industry: Two Models for the Hospital Outreach Business: Dive In or Stay on Sidelines

The two biggest deals Quest Diagnostics has consummated in recent months involved hospital outreach laboratories. In October, it announced that it was acquiring the outreach business of the UMass … [Read more...]

Sonora Quest CEO Discusses the Role of Labs in ACOs

As Dave Dexter sees it, laboratories will have to be aggressive in order to assume an appropriate role in accountable care organizations (ACOs). That was the message Dexter, chief executive officer … [Read more...]

G2 Releases New Market Analysis Report

The year 2014 may be one of the most momentous in health care delivery since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs nearly a half-century ago. And G2 Intelligence, which publishes … [Read more...]