Attention All Clinical Laboratory, Pathology, and IVD Sales Professionals! Nominations for First-ever National Lab Sales Excellence Awards Are Open

Medical laboratory sales reps selected as winners will each receive a $3,000 prize and an expense-paid trip to the Executive War College for the awards ceremony Never before has the profession of laboratory medicine had a national achievement award for sales professionals who are a primary source of service between their clinical laboratory organizations and the physicians who order medical laboratory tests. That is all about to change on April 28, 2016, when the winners of the first-ever...

Clinical Pathology Laboratories Beef Up Courier and Logistics Services to Deliver More Value to Client Physicians

Medical laboratories gain competitive advantage by using GPS and real-time vehicle tracking to improve performance of their couriers Like everything else in laboratory medicine, even such once-simple operational areas as logistics and courier services are becoming complicated—and more expensive. The reasons are familiar to all clinical laboratory managers and pathologists. For example, sophisticated new diagnostic technologies require that specimens be transported with greater care to ensure...

Even in New Hampshire, There is Increased Competition for Clinical Pathology Laboratory Test Referrals

Clinical laboratory outreach program at Catholic Medical Center sees new lab competitors entering the Manchester market DATELINE: MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—Here in the Granite State, clinical laboratories and pathology groups must respond to a growing number of healthcare market trends. This was obvious to your Dark Daily Editor during his site visit earlier this week to the medical laboratory at Catholic Medical Center, which is one of Manchester’s major hospitals. Often, states with...

Laboratory Automation One Solution to Workforce Shortages in Clinical Pathology Laboratories

Gap between supply and demand for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MT) encourages greater use of laboratory automation If there is a Sword of Damocles hanging over the heads of pathologists and clinical laboratory managers, it is the largest workforce shortage in the history of the medical laboratory industry. For 2011 and beyond, demand for skilled medical technologists (MT) and clinical laboratory scientists (CLS) will far outstrip supply. Today, many hospital and health system laboratories...

PAML and Centura Health Announce Creation of New Clinical Pathology Laboratory Company in Denver

It’s the second new hospital laboratory joint venture for PAML in past eight days Earlier today, PAML and Centura Health of Denver, Colorado, announced the creation of a new clinical pathology laboratory company. It will be called “Colorado Laboratory Services” (CLS) and will operate as an LLC (limited liability company). CLS represents the second major hospital laboratory outreach joint venture for PAML in the past eight days. Centura Health is Colorado’s largest integrated health system. It...
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