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Labcorp Teams with Oncology Research Startup to Eliminate Demographic Disparities in Cancer Treatment

Studies show that demographic differences can impact cancer care and that disadvantaged populations suffer from a lack of access to advanced precision cancer diagnostics and treatments. Evaluating and … [Read more...]

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...]

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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...]

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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...]

Global News

EU Shuffles IVDR Implementation Plan but Sticks to May 2022 D-Day

As you may know if your lab does business in Europe, the European Union (EU) has been planning to implement an ambitious new device regulation called the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). Those … [Read more...]

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Labs Cutting Deals to Provide Pooled COVID-19 Testing for Schools

As schools return to in-person learning environments, communities across the country are turning to COVID-19 testing programs to monitor and contain the virus. Although, more and more teachers, … [Read more...]

Inside the Lab Industry

COVID-19 Continues Driving Growth but in a New Way as Core Revenues Rebound

The earnings narrative for Q1 is essentially the combination of growing COVID-19 revenues, albeit at a slightly slower pace than the previous quarter, and the continued recovery of non-coronavirus … [Read more...]

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New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Are a Windfall for Exact Sciences, Cologuard

If you held stock in Exact Sciences on May 17, chances are you went to bed happy on May 18. It was on May 18 that a U.S. government taskforce officially announced a change in its guidelines for … [Read more...]

Labs In Court

A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

California Pulmonologist Shells Out Over $200K to Settle Kickback Charges Case: The former CEO of a California hospital filed a whistleblower suit accusing the hospital and at least two of its … [Read more...]

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Eurofins Teams with Uber for Home Delivery of COVID-19 Test Kits

At-home COVID-19 testing and sample collection is becoming so big that it’s drawing players from outside the lab testing market. And it’s not just the Walgreens, Walmarts, Amazons and other retailers … [Read more...]