American Esoteric Laboratories Partners with the Department of Defense to Help Military Medical Laboratory Technicians Find Civilian Jobs

Pathologists and clinical laboratory managers can tap into this highly skilled pool of medical lab technicians as servicemen and women reenter the U.S. workforce Returning veterans who are experienced medical lab technicians are having trouble finding employers that recognize and credit their military training and experience. Clinical laboratories now actively recruiting lab technicians will want to learn more about the availability of these qualified candidates in their communities. One...

Sonic Healthcare Expands with Acquisition of American Esoteric Laboratories

Few people were prepared for Friday’s announcement that Sonic Healthcare, Limited of Sidney Australia will acquire American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc. (AEL) of Nashville, Tennessee. However, Sonic’s purchase of AEL provides several useful insights about the competitive laboratory marketplace and will be the lead story in The Dark Report which is at the printer today. Sonic will pay approximately $180 million cash to acquire American Esoteric Laboratories.  Subject to regulatory...

American Esoteric Laboratories Acquires DRL Labs in Tyler, Texas

American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL) announced yesterday that it has acquired DRL Labs (DRL), an affiliate of East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Regional Healthcare System, located in Tyler, Texas. In purchasing DRL Labs, AEL gets a new, state-of-the-art, 25,000 square foot laboratory facility in Tyler that serves over 1,800 physician and hospital clients. DRL Labs is owned by a hospital system and it is primarily organized to serve office-based physicians. This transaction is noteworthy to the...