PAML & Providence Health Announce Clinical Pathology Laboratory Joint Venture in California

Hospital lab—commercial medical laboratory collaboration will launch in San Fernando Valley Yesterday, Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) announced a new clinical pathology laboratory joint venture (JV) that is likely to create a tough new laboratory competitor in Southern California. Spokane, Washington-based PAML and Renton, Washington-based Providence Health & Services will create a new medical laboratory services company to serve California’s San Fernando Valley and its...

PAML Has New Owner as Catholic Health Initiatives Buys a Stake

Deal with Providence Health gives PAML access to 78 CHI hospitals in 20 states Yesterday it was announced that Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) of Spokane, Washington, has a new equity partner. In a joint release, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Providence Health & Services acknowledged a “definitive agreement in which CHI will assume a 25% equity position” in PAML. This is a significant development in the laboratory testing industry. It provides PAML with easier...
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