California’s John Muir Health Closes Core Lab, Sells Its Clinical Laboratory Outreach and Reference Business to LabCorp

Laboratory Corporation of America gets 26 MuirLab Patient Service Centers (PSCs) in Northern California Another hospital system is exiting the clinical laboratory outreach business. John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, California, agreed on Tuesday to sell its MuirLab business to Laboratory Corporation of America (NYSE: LH) in Burlington, North Carolina. In the deal, LabCorp will take over and operate 26 MuirLab Patient Service Centers (PSCs) in parts of Northern California, including Contra...

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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