SOURCE: Laboratory Economics

April 24, 2006 07:30 ET

Laboratory Economics: The New Information Source for the Laboratory Industry

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 24, 2006 -- Jondavid Klipp, former managing editor at Washington G-2 Reports, has launched a new newsletter named Laboratory Economics. Each 12-page issue is written expressly for laboratory directors, managers, chief executives, pathologists, and consultants and analysts that follow the industry. Every month, subscribers will receive an in-depth look at fresh industry topics relevant to their daily business needs.

"This new newsletter builds on my seven years of writing G-2 Reports' Laboratory Industry Report and Diagnostic Testing & Technology Report. Every issue will be filled with the news behind the headlines, hard-to-get facts and figures, and exclusive interviews with the lab industry's movers and shakers," according to Mr. Klipp.

The April 2006 inaugural issue of Laboratory Economics covers a wide range of hot topics in the clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology markets, including:

--  The bankruptcy at Universal Diagnostic Labs in New York City
--  An update on United HealthCare's RFP for lab services
--  An analysis of billing & collection stats at Quest Diagnostics,
    LabCorp, Bio-Reference Labs, AmeriPath, and Enzo Clinical Labs
--  An exclusive interview with Keith Laughman and Robert Kisabeth, M.D.
    from AmeriPath/Specialty Labs
--  Plus an analysis of the sale of Redwood Toxicology to American Capital
Also featured are in-depth profiles on the anatomic pathology companies: CBLPath and UltraClinics plus news on HealthTronics' new pathology lab. And a special report on lab entrepreneurs that profiles Hunter Laboratories, Southern Diagnostics, Cognoscenti Health Institute, BestCare Laboratory, Clinical Diagnostics Labs and Sterling Reference Lab.

Future issues of Laboratory Economics will cover best practices at the nation's most successful hospital laboratory outreach programs, the reimbursement outlook for molecular diagnostics, and an analysis of the fledgling direct-to-consumer lab testing market.

To get a free copy of the special April 2006 inaugural issue with no strings attached, send an e-mail to and you'll receive the entire copy in a PDF file to review.

About Laboratory Economics

Laboratory Economics is the brainchild of Jondavid Klipp, a well-respected financial journalist who has covered the healthcare services business for more than 10 years. His laboratory industry statistics and expert opinion have appeared in numerous business and non-business publications including the The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Medical Laboratory Observer and others.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jondavid Klipp
    Laboratory Economics
    195 Kingwood Park
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Phone: 845-463-0080