• by Bruce Carlson
  • September 12 2018


Testing for Tick-Borne Diseases is a Big Business

Testing for Tick-Borne Diseases is a Big Business

Strong demand in TBD testing fueled by new threats, new innovations, increase in disease awareness, and unsatisfied patients seeking answers.

  • by Bruce Carlson
  • September 11 2018
  • IVD


5 Fast Facts About the IVD Market

The world market for diagnostics is estimated at $65 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow 4% annually to $77.8 billion by 2023. This includes all laboratory and hospital-based products, and OTC product sales. Previous editions had growth at 5-6%. growth has lowered due to reimbursement limitations. Yet there is plenty of reason for optimism too.


Theranos Finally Bleeds Out

Theranos Finally Bleeds Out

Blood-testing company Theranos, once worth $9 billion, is dissolving, having hemorrhaged billions thanks to fraudulent claims—not to mention actual fraud committed—by founder and "industry disruptor" Elizabeth Holmes.