Cerner Corporation Enters the Clinical Laboratory Automation Market by Acquiring Labotix Automation Inc.

Never before has a major LIS vendor boldly acquired a lab equipment manufacturer with an intent to integrate and sell both products as a bundle to medical laboratories In an unexpected move, healthcare informatics giant Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN)  purchased a clinical laboratory automation company. On Monday, Cerner announced that it acquired Labotix Automation Inc., of Peterborough, Ontario. Cerner Gains Foothold in Market for Medical Laboratory Automation The acquisition gives Cerner...

Elekta Sells Its PowerPath Pathology Software to Sunquest

Sunquest immediately becomes nation’s largest provider of clinical pathology laboratory information systems Earlier today, a deal was announced which has major implications for the anatomic pathology informatics marketplace. Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., released the news that it acquired the PowerPath pathology information software product from the Swedish company Elekta AB. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The PowerPath acquisition is significant because it immediately makes...
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