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McKesson will be the exclusive distributor of the QiaStat-Dx system in US hospitals with fewer than 200 beds and non-exclusive distributor for future expansion into retail pharmacy clinics.

Dozens of government agencies, academic institutions, and a various public and private sector organizations have now committed to driving the initiative forward.

The coding requirements will be a particularly complicated aspect of implementing the new law which aims to move diagnostic pricing to a market-based system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Atossa Genetics today said that McKesson Medical-Surgical will distribute and sell the firm's MASCT device and patient collection kits.

Theranostics Health this week announced the June launch of its first commercial test, a 14-protein assay for profiling activation of the HER signaling network.

In a move that surprised many stakeholders in the molecular diagnostics industry, the American Medical Association and healthcare information technology firm McKesson last week announced that they are working together to harmonize their respective coding systems for molecular tes

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Medical Association and McKesson announced a licensing deal today to create a reference product for identifying and tracking molecular diagnostic tests.

This article has been updated to include comments from Palmetto Medical Director Elaine Jeter. Originally published Jan. 26.

This article has been updated to clarify information about NIH's Genetic Testing Registry.

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UK Royal Statistical Society is organizing a working group to develop guidelines for assessing COVID-19 tests, the Guardian reports.

The Washington Post reports that the White House chief of staff has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to justify the stricter standards it is seeking for a coronavirus vaccine.

President Donald Trump's "good genes" comment raises eugenics concerns, CNN reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of tremor condition, analysis of a West and Central African tree used in traditional medicine, and more.