The article Good News for Anatomic Pathology Laboratories: Tissue-Based Diagnostics Market Predicted to Double by 2016 published this morning by Dark Daily, is another indicator that the Anatomic Pathology market is going to see increased volumes. Couple this with health care reform that may have an adverse affect on lab reimbursements, EFFICIENCY will be key in surviving and thriving during this period of time.
Technology system vendors that can help move pathology laboratories forward on a path to higher levels of efficiencies are positioned well in this market. Technology platforms that provide the flexibility to adhere to the most optimum lab workflow instead of making the lab conform to the parameters of the particular technology/system will have the advantage.
How do you see this influx of path lab volume affected the market? What kinds of technology are going to prosper?