Top-5 Diagnostics Trends Identified by Kalorama Will Impact In Vitro Diagnostics Manufacturers, Medical Laboratories in 2017

Report states IVD companies are focusing on core lab, seeking China FDA approval, and targeting urgent care Several of the same powerful trends reshaping healthcare and clinical laboratory services are having equally significant influence on in vitro diagnostics (IVD) manufacturers. In particular, the consolidation of hospitals and physicians, as well as the emergence of new sites of service—such as urgent care centers and retail clinics—are motivating IVD companies to tailor new diagnostic...

Somber Mood Prevails at Nation’s Largest Gathering of Laboratory Testing Professionals

AACC’s annual meeting still offers impressive array of scientific sessions and exhibits Yesterday ended the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in Chicago, Illinois. Your Dark Daily team was there to ferret out anything new and interesting and to sniff out the latest trends in the business of laboratory testing. As expected, this year’s event was considerably subdued. Attendance was clearly down, even though the exhibition hall featured more than 650...

Molecular Diagnostics News for Hospital Laboratories

When the Golden Gate Chapter of CLMA conducted its sixth annual Spring Fling conference at the Hotel Monaco in San Francisco, California, last Saturday, it offered an outstanding agenda for Bay Area lab managers. Opening the conference was Robert L. Michel, Editor of The Dark Report and Dark Daily. Next on the podium was Alan Wu, Ph.D., who is the Director of Laboratories at San Francisco General Hospital, with a highly entertaining discussion of the role of forensic toxicology and his...