Sensitive and Specific: Special Report on FDA final rule on LDTs

This week, the FDA released its long-awaited final rule on the regulation of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs). 

Along with the rule, the agency published drafts of two guidance documents covering its enforcement policy for LDTs that are created “for immediate response to an emergent situation, such as an outbreak of an infectious disease.” One document covers enforcement when a public-health emergency hasn’t yet been declared; the other covers enforcement once the nation is in an official public-health emergency. Continue reading

CommonSpirit Health Appoints Anthony Houston President of its Arizona Market

PHOENIX (May 1, 2024) – CommonSpirit Health, the parent organization of Dignity Health, has named Anthony Houston, EdD, FACHE, president of its Arizona market. The organization’s Arizona market comprises eight acute care hospitals, a medical group, graduate medical education programs, imaging centers, specialty hospitals, urgent cares, freestanding emergency departments, insurance providers, an accountable care organization and other clinical partnerships. Houston will begin his duties this summer. Continue reading

BioLab Sciences Celebrates 6 Year Anniversary and Cuts the Ribbon on New Facility in Mesa

BioLab Sciences, an Arizona life science company with a mission to manufacture reliable and safe products with the highest quality to help optimize body performance through continuous innovation, education, superior customer service, and teamwork celebrated its 6th anniversary as it cut the ribbon on its new manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona.Continue reading

Inside Arizona Incubators and Accelerators

Join us for an enlightening discussion on maximizing your potential with in-state incubators, featuring an esteemed panel from across the state of Arizona. Panelists include Anita Bell from the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI), Tom Schumann from the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) and Russ Yelton from Yelton and Associates. Discover how these incubators serve as fertile grounds for growth and innovation, providing invaluable support, mentorship, and resources tailored specifically to the needs of budding life science startups. Learn how strategically positioning your company within these incubators can facilitate access to crucial networks, funding opportunities, and specialized expertise.Continue reading