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Ownership remix as hospitals, national labs jockey for position

August 2017—In the game of Risk, dominating the board hinges not only on clever strategy but also on rolls of the dice. In the real-world game that is the enormous laboratory market, there is a parallel: Rationally calculating the profitability and risk of mergers or acquisitions is crucial, but many such business moves involve a gamble. Right now, the main thing the laboratory industry appears to be betting on is upheaval.

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All for one, one for all? Laboratory consolidation

June 2016—Consolidation among hospitals and laboratories can sometimes seem like too massive a tide for independent and hospital-based laboratories to effectively resist. What are the advantages that large size provides to a hospital system or national lab in a competitive marketplace? And will there be any space left in which smaller laboratories can survive?

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