National Survey of Clinical Pathology Laboratory Executive Salaries to Be Presented at 17th Annual Executive War College on Lab and Path Management

Trends in salary, compensation, and benefits is nation’s oldest for medical laboratory CEOs, executives, and administrators For the fourth consecutive year, a reliable national survey of compensation trends for clinical laboratory executives, administrators, directors, pathologists, and managers was conducted. The first findings of this survey will be presented on May 1 at the Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management in New Orleans, Louisiana. Slone Partners of Miami Beach,...

National Survey of Clinical Lab Executive Compensation Is Under Way

Gives human resource departments useful information about salary trends for lab managers In recent years, the clinical pathology laboratory profession has lacked a reliable national survey of compensation trends for clinical laboratory executives, administrators, directors, pathologists, and managers. That situation may soon change, as two lab organizations are actively collecting the compensation data required to produce a useful national survey of laboratory compensation and benefits. Slone...

More IVD Consolidation as Beckman Coulter Buys Diagnostics Business of Olympus

Acquisition will particularly strengthen Beckman’s presence in clinical chemistry market Monday, March 2, 2009 Last Friday, Beckman Coulter Inc. (NYSE:BEC) announced that it will pay $800 million acquire the diagnostics business of Olympus Corporation. This is a major transaction that further consolidates the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry, particularly given the respective market shares in clinical chemistry currently held by both Beckman and Olympus. A Japanese firm headquartered...

Oprah Endorses Laboratory Tests as Life Savers for 2009

Several key laboratory tests have a prominent place on Oprah Winfrey’s “Ultimate Checklist” for a healthy life. Oprah, long a champion of personal accountability for one’s own health, kicked off the New Year with a focus on health improvement through self-help activities. It is another example of how consumers are being educated about the importance of using laboratory tests as guideposts to improve their health. With a theme of “Best Life Week”, Oprah...
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