Diagnostics Marketing Association’s (DxMA’s) Global Marketing Summit Will Convene in New Orleans Just Prior to the Executive War College (EWC) to Discuss Primary Trends Facing IVD Manufacturers, Clinical Laboratories

The DxMA Summit’s agenda will complement EWC’s and will explore disruptive technologies likely to be of great interest to medical laboratory leaders and pathology groups Cybersecurity, wearable technology, and social media are the primary trends facing in vitro diagnostics (IVD) manufacturers and clinical laboratories. That’s according to Debra Harrsch, President-elect of the Diagnostics Marketing Association (DxMA), a self-funded organization devoted to helping diagnostic marketing...

Why Healthcare Experts Critical of Direct Access Testing Advise Clinical Laboratories to Take Precautions

Test ordering and results interpretation can confuse the public says Dartmouth Institute, which is why some clinical laboratories limit the types of lab tests that people can request Giving consumers direct access to medical laboratory testing continues to be a subject of some controversy. One factor in this debate is Theranos, which brought much attention to direct access testing, followed by extensive news coverage in recent months of its problems with reporting accurate clinical laboratory...

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Clinical Laboratory Offers Advanced Genetic Tests in Rural Northern New Hampshire

New molecular diagnostics lab has latest-generation molecular- and gene-sequencing systems to support efforts to deliver precision medicine to local patients LEBANON, N.H.—This part of upstate New Hampshire may be rural and peaceful, but residents in this region are getting cutting-edge medical laboratory testing services from the clinical laboratory at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) that include state-of-the-art molecular diagnostics and genetic testing. Last week, Dark...

Invivo and In Vitro Integration Unfolding at UCLA Laboratories

California is often a national leader for innovations in managed care contracting, as well as new approaches for delivering healthcare. So when your Dark Daily editor visited the laboratory at the UCLA Medical Center this week, he was quite curious about the ways in which clinical laboratory testing and anatomic pathology services are being used at this respected national academic center. For one thing, UCLA has recently moved into a brand new hospital building. The Ronald Reagan Medical...

How Hospital Labs Can Benefit from New Molecular Tests and Technologies

9/4/08 PRESS RELEASE THE DARK REPORT 21806 Briarcliff Dr. Spicewood, Texas 78669 512-264-7103 o 512-264-0969 f FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ron Martin rbmartin@darkreport.com How Hospital Labs Can Benefit from New Molecular Tests and Technologies AUSTIN, Texas (September 4, 2008) – Advances in molecular testing and molecular technologies are creating new opportunities for hospital and health/system laboratories. To help laboratories provide these brand-new molecular advances to...