Inside the Lab Industry

Resurgence of COVID-19 Cases Threatens to Derail Recovery of Core Business

Back on July 1, the perception was that the demand for COVID-19 testing was falling off faster than predicted. The silver lining to this cloud was the stronger than expected recovery of core … [Read more...]

INNOVATION

Tech Giants Continue Efforts to Disrupt Healthcare Despite Google Health Shutdown

Another attempt by an outsider to disrupt the healthcare market is apparently coming to an end. According to a leaked internal memo, after three years of operation, Google has decided to unwind its … [Read more...]

DX Deals

Amazon Already Making a Mark on Direct-to-Consumer COVID-19 Test Market

Will Amazon transform diagnostic lab testing the way it did the retail industry? Probably not. But the tech giant with the proven capacity to reach into the home and change the shopping patterns of … [Read more...]

M&A Report

Biden Orders Feds to Target Health Care Consolidation but Deals Continue

This month’s big stories in M&A deal making come not just from the market but the regulatory front. New Biden Executive Order Targets Health Care Consolidation Consolidation in the health … [Read more...]

Inside the Lab Industry

AI Imaging Drives Modest Uptick in Digital Pathology Investment Flows

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Reimbursement

New LCD Expanding Medicare Coverage for Circulating Tumor Cells Tests Is a Win for Biocept

Biocept announced that it has received expanded Medicare coverage for use of its Target Selector assay to identify HER-2 positive circulating tumor cells under a final CMS local coverage determination … [Read more...]

FDA Watch

FDA Watch: VALID and VITAL Bills for LDTs Regulation Are Back in Play

Reform of FDA Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) regulation is back on the agenda and this time it may result in actual legislation. Fired by the agency’s ineffectiveness in bringing new SARS-CoV-2 … [Read more...]

M&A Report

Biden Orders Feds to Target Health Care Consolidation but Deals Continue

This month’s big stories in M&A deal making come not just from the market but the regulatory front. New Biden Executive Order Targets Health Care Consolidation Consolidation in the health … [Read more...]

DX Deals

Cloud-Based Platform Enlists Quest to Provide COVID-19 Molecular Test Results to Travelers

As proof of COVID-19 vaccination and/or negative molecular test results morphs into a passport for air travel and attending live events, labs with the capacity to generate rapid and reliable tests and … [Read more...]

Inside the Lab Industry

Medicare Expands Coverage for CTC Tests

Biocept announced that it has received expanded Medicare coverage for use of its Target Selector assay to identify HER-2 positive circulating tumor cells under a final CMS local coverage determination … [Read more...]


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