Expect false positives: FDA letter to providers explains COVID antigen test results
Nov 05, 2020
The agency clarifies that rapid antigen tests, “like all diagnostic tests,” are subject to false positive results, especially in low prevalence settings. It offers recommendations for administering...
CMS will pay more to labs that process COVID-19 tests quicker starting Jan. 1
Oct 16, 2020
Laboratories that process coronavirus diagnostic tests within two calendar days will receive a higher Medicare reimbursement than those that take longer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced...
Feds: Labs ‘caught up’ on COVID-19 test backlog
Aug 21, 2020
Coronavirus test availability is increasing following a surge in demand and other events that created shortages and longer wait times for results, a federal health official says.
Medical device can collect whole saliva specimens
Oct 04, 2016
Salimetrics Saliva Collection Aid has received patent approval. The medical device allows whole saliva specimens to be collected for laboratory processing.
PointClickCare boosts integration
Jun 24, 2014
PointClickCare has announced new integration for continuity of care and lab results into its electronic health record platform.