Tale of Two Trials: Unlike Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, COO/President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Found Guilty of All Charges
Balwani’s legal team opted not to have their client testify in his own defense and called only two witnesses, while Holmes’s defense team offered jurors the opportunity to hear her testimony Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani dreamed of revolutionizing the clinical laboratory blood-testing industry with their now defunct Theranos Edison device, which they claimed […] The post Tale of Two Trials: Unlike Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, COO/President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Found Guilty of All Charges appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Kaufman Hall Study Concludes Operating Margins are Declining in Nation ’s Hospitals and Health Systems during 2022, a finding with implications for Hospital Laboratories
Clinical laboratory managers and pathology group leaders may want to pay closer attention to shrinking hospital margins and whether this may put pressure on hospital laboratory budgets Financial performance of the nation’s hospitals and health systems continues to disappoint hospital leaders. For the fourth consecutive month this year, hospital operating margins have remained in the […] The post Kaufman Hall Study Concludes Operating Margins are Declining in Nation’s Hospitals and Health Systems during 2022, a finding with implications for Hospital Laboratories appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Convicted by a Jury on 12 Counts of Fraud in Theranos Trial
Theranos ex-COO and President Balwani will be sentenced on Nov. 15, while former CEO Elizabeth Holmes has her sentencing on Sept. 26 Observers within the clinical laboratory industry likely were not surprised to hear that Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was convicted on Thursday of 12 counts of fraud related to his work at disgraced medical laboratory […] The post Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Convicted by a Jury on 12 Counts of Fraud in Theranos Trial appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Vanderbilt University Researchers Combine Genetic Data and EHR Records to Identify Undiagnosed Disease in Patients
Multi-university research group discovers that heart arrhythmia genes may be more common than previously thought For years, big data has been heralded as the key to unlocking the promise of personalized medicine. Now, researchers at Vanderbilt University are bringing that goal a step closer to reality by combining genetic testing data with data stored in […] The post Vanderbilt University Researchers Combine Genetic Data and EHR Records to Identify Undiagnosed Disease in Patients appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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California-Based Genomics Startup Secures $600 Million in Funding to Deliver $100 Whole Human Genome with Its New High-Throughput, Low-Cost Sequencing Platform
Ultima Genomics says it is emerging from “stealth mode” with millions in fresh capital and technology capable of sequencing whole human genomes for a fraction of the cost Investors seem to be optimistic that an emerging genetics company has the proprietary solution to sequence a whole human genome for just $100. If true, this is […] The post California-Based Genomics Startup Secures $600 Million in Funding to Deliver $100 Whole Human Genome with Its New High-Throughput, Low-Cost Sequencing Platform appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer Using Perception-based Nanosensors and Machine Learning
Two studies show the accuracy of perception-based systems in detecting disease biomarkers without needing molecular recognition elements, such as antibodies Researchers from multiple academic and research institutions have collaborated to develop a non-conventional machine learning-based technology for identifying and measuring biomarkers to detect ovarian cancer without the need for molecular identification elements, such as antibodies. […] The post Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer Using Perception-based Nanosensors and Machine Learning appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Special Report: The Benefits of Lean Six Sigma Training Specifically for Labs
This special report provides an overview of Lean Six Sigma concepts and illustrates how the model serves as a useful ally for labs in the current clinical diagnostic environment. Organizations that adopt the Lean Six Sigma methodology learn how to reduce waste, cut costs, improve quality and enhance outcomes. The post Special Report: The Benefits of Lean Six Sigma Training Specifically for Labs appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Forbes Senior Contributor Covers Reasons for Growing Staff Shortages at Medical Laboratories and Possible Solutions
Factors contributing to shortage of med techs and other lab scientists include limited training programs in clinical laboratory science, pay disparity, and staff retention, notes infectious disease specialist Judy Stone, MD Staff shortages are a growing challenge for medical laboratories, and now the problem has grabbed the attention of a major media outlet. In a […] The post Forbes Senior Contributor Covers Reasons for Growing Staff Shortages at Medical Laboratories and Possible Solutions appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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UC San Diego Engineers Develop Microneedle Wearable Patch That Measures Glucose, Alcohol, Muscle Fatigue in Real Time
Wearable microneedle sensors that track multiple biomarkers in interstitial fluid are finding their way into chronic disease monitoring and sample collecting for clinical laboratory testing Wearable devices that replace finger sticks and blood draws for monitoring biomarkers of chronic diseases such as diabetes are the holy grail of non-invasive (or at least minimally invasive) technologies […] The post UC San Diego Engineers Develop Microneedle Wearable Patch That Measures Glucose, Alcohol, Muscle Fatigue in Real Time appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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German Researchers Create Non-invasive Lab-on-a-Chip Biosensor That Detects Antibiotic Levels from Breath Samples
Should the device prove effective, it could replace invasive point-of-care blood draws for clinical laboratory testing during patient drug therapy monitoring What if it were possible to perform therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) without invasive blood draws using breath alone? Patients fighting infections in hospitals certainly would benefit. Traditional TDM can be a painful process for […] The post German Researchers Create Non-invasive Lab-on-a-Chip Biosensor That Detects Antibiotic Levels from Breath Samples appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Legal Experts Predict Ex-Theranos President/COO Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Faces Uphill Battle for Acquittal
‘Balwani is no Johnny Depp,’ says an expert on juror behavior, as prosecution and defense rest in fraud trial of the former executive of the now-defunct lab test company Clinical Laboratory directors and pathologists continue to focus like a laser beam on the trials of former founders and executives of the now-defunct blood test company […] The post Legal Experts Predict Ex-Theranos President/COO Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Faces Uphill Battle for Acquittal appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Two University of North Carolina School of Medicine Laboratories Develop Technique for Seeing How Proteins Change Shape In Vivo
UNC’s novel way to visualize the human proteome could lead to improved clinical laboratory tests along with the development of new therapies Diagnostic testing based on proteomics is considered to be a field with immense potential in diagnostics and therapeutics. News of a research breakthrough into how scientists can visualize protein activity within cells will […] The post <strong>Two University of North Carolina School of Medicine Laboratories Develop Technique for Seeing How Proteins Change Shape In Vivo</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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NIST Scientists Enhance Frequency Comb Breathalyzer Enabling It to Detect Multiple Disease Biomarkers
Device could pave the way for real-time, noninvasive breath analysis to detect and monitor diseases and be a new service medical laboratories can offer Breathalyzer technology is not new, but until now human breath detection devices have not been comparable to clinical laboratory blood testing for disease detection and monitoring. That may soon change and […] The post NIST Scientists Enhance Frequency Comb Breathalyzer Enabling It to Detect Multiple Disease Biomarkers appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Disease Investigators Track a Growing Number of Pediatric Hepatitis Cases Appearing Around the World
CDC asks physicians and clinical laboratories to be on the lookout and report symptoms of hepatitis to state health departments Growing incidences of hepatitis in children are perplexing medical professionals and researchers in several countries around the world. The mysterious outbreak is occurring in otherwise healthy children and, to date, is of unknown origin, though […] The post Disease Investigators Track a Growing Number of Pediatric Hepatitis Cases Appearing Around the World appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Direct-to-Consumer Health Testing Company LetsGetChecked Acquires Veritas Genetics, Veritas Intercontinental, and BioIQ
As demand for DTC at-home genetic testing increases among consumers and healthcare professionals, clinical laboratories that offer similar assays may want to offer their own DTC testing program Things are happening in the direct-to-consumer (DTC) medical laboratory testing market. Prior to the pandemic, the number of consumers interested in ordering their own diagnostic tests grew […] The post Direct-to-Consumer Health Testing Company LetsGetChecked Acquires Veritas Genetics, Veritas Intercontinental, and BioIQ appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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