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Everything and everyone in quality management, gathered to share the latest and best. Find out what other clinical laboratories are doing. Gain insights into the benefits and challenges of process-improvement implementation. Best of all, get proven real-world solutions that can help you and your lab team transform your laboratory.

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What is THE DARK REPORT Laboratory Intelligence Service and why do you need it?

The Dark Report is a periodic intelligence report founded in 1995 by R. Lewis Dark, publisher emeritus. The publication reports news about the latest facts and trends and key analysis (not just news like other sources) that affect medical laboratories of all kinds. The Dark Group, Inc., and The Dark Report Intelligence Service provide intelligence and strategic market analysis exclusive to CEOs, CFOs, COOs, pathologists, senior laboratory executives, and investment professionals.

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Our lab intelligence is the single-best source of the information you need to maximize the money you make, and the money you keep! Read on...

The Dark Report is published by our Dark Intelligence Group for the exclusive benefit of lab leaders like you-leaders for whom HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACE INTELLIGENCE is a valuable, usable, critically important "money side" tool.

The Group's special mission:

  • to keep members on top of the often-hostile business and financial lab world,

  • to investigate sensitive, dollar-driven hot spots,

  • to ferret out valuable, usable intelligence

  • and to do so long before it becomes common news, often months in advance of when nonmembers finally find out about it!


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  • We tap into the savvy "insider knowledge" of a wide range of confidential sources to develop intelligence members can bank on...and The Dark Report delivers it to them, posthaste, 17 times annually or every THREE WEEKS! (plus other intelligence benefits like weekly ebriefing news, audio conferences, and FREE White Papers, and Lab Product Reviews).


    Best known for The Dark Report, we also host the annual Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management every April or May, in New Orleans. This two-day event, now in its 20th year of success, attracts laboratory administrators from as far away as South Africa, Germany, New Zealand, China, India, and Columbia, who all seek to learn the latest successful innovations in laboratory management.

    Every February, The Dark Report, Inc. co-hosts a conference in London called Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine (FiLM). Please visit the website for more information and archives from past years.

    Near the end of every September or October, The Dark Report, Inc. hosts Lab Quality Confab an annual gathering dedicated to advancing the knowledge, skills, and effectiveness of quality management practitioners in diagnostic medicine. Programs, information, and training are designed for every level of manager and all levels of knowledge and experience. Diagnostic medicine, particularly the services of clinical laboratory, pathology, imaging, and radiology, make up the primary emphasis of the Lab Quality Confab Process Improvement Institute. Our agenda includes two full days, and over 50 sessions devoted exclusively to quality management techniques! Please visit the website for more information.

    Other Meetings Hosted by THE DARK REPORT

    Executive War College on Lab and Pathology Management in New Orleans. Add you email on the website for updates and alerts.
    (April 26-27, 2016)
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    Everything and everyone in quality management, gathered to share the latest and best. Visit the website to learn more and to order your 2014 audio recordings of every session and full day workshops.
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    Radiology & Pathology's Most Important Summit On the Integration of Molecular Imaging & Diagnostics Management
    Philadelphia, PA (February)
    Live Audio Recordings Available!


    (Speaker presentation slides, live digital audio and Q and A session included with your order)

    WEBINAR: Effective Lab Cost-Cutting and Budget Strategies for 2015
    Speakers: Patrick Maul and Dennis Sumwalt
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    WEBINAR: FDA Prepares to Regulate LDTs: What You Must Know, What Your Lab May Need to Do,  and Why You Should Prepare Now
    Speakers: Lale White and Kuo Bianchini Tong
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    Editor-in-Chief, R. Michel is quoted in NEW YORK TIMES regarding recent laboratory "compliance scare". New York Times Article

    Congrats to The Dark Report's Robert Michel for his Best Investigative Reporting Award from SIPA.

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