LabCorp Completes Acquisition of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories

  Thursday, May 4th, 2017

BURLINGTON, N.C., RENTON, WASH., ENGLEWOOD, COLO. – May 4, 2017 –LabCorp® (NYSE:LH) has completed the acquisition of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) from former owners Providence Health & Services (Providence) and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). PAML, based in Spokane, Washington, is one of the nation’s premier medical reference laboratories and a healthcare solutions company.

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PAML installs new automated line, first of its kind in U.S.

  Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (March 2, 2017) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) has installed a cutting-edge automated line at their National Reference Laboratory (NRL), the first of its kind to be used in the United States.

Automated lines are instruments that process diagnostic samples from start to finish and are essential for efficient testing of specimens. Such automation is indispensable to the laboratory industry -   especially in settings like Spokane where thousands of samples are processed each day.

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Official Press Release on LabCorps Purchase of PAML

  Saturday, February 25th, 2017

LabCorp to Acquire Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories from Providence Health & Services and Catholic Health Initiatives

BURLINGTON, N.C., RENTON, WASH., ENGLEWOOD, COLO. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Feb. 23, 2017 –

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Letter to PAML clients from President and CEO

  Friday, February 24th, 2017

Letter to PAML clients from President and CEO
Francisco R. Velazquez, M.D., S.M.

Dear Valued Client:

I am writing to inform you of an important announcement.

Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) is purchasing Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) and PAML's interest in several joint ventures. LabCorp will assume sole ownership once the transaction is complete.

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PAML President and CEO asked to sit on Life Science Washington Executive Committee

  Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (December 28, 2016) Dr. Francisco Velázquez, President and CEO of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML), was asked to sit on the Executive Committee for Life Science Washington.

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PAML President and CEO to serve on University of Washinton School of Medicine-Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership Advisory Board

  Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (December 28, 2016) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) President and CEO, Dr. Francisco Velázquez, has been appointed to the University of Washington School
of Medicine – Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership’s Spokane Advisory Board.

“It’s an honor to have been selected to serve on this board. Medical education, research, and progression have been a driving force in my career and I am looking forward to continuing to open dialogue and expand the industry,” said Dr. Velázquez of his newly appointed position.

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Fathers of Invention

  Thursday, January 5th, 2017

PAML is featured in the January issue of Business Review USA & Canada! In an engaging company report, CEO Dr. Francisco Velázquez discusses PAML’s role in the economic development of life sciences.

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Francisco R. Velázquez, M.D., S.M. to speak on panel at WSU Health Policy and Administration Program

  Friday, November 4th, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington (November 2, 2016) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Francisco R. Velázquez, was invited to participate in a panel discussing healthcare reform and population health at Washington State University’s (WSU) Riverpoint campus in Spokane, Washington on November 7, 2016.

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PAML President and CEO, Keynote Speaker at Upcoming Technology Conference

  Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington (October 18, 2016) — Dr. Francisco R. Velázquez, President and CEO of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) and PAML Ventures, is set to be a Keynote Speaker at the NW Technology Conference in Bellevue, WA on October 24, 2016.

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PAML President and CEO to be Awarded Business Leader of the Year

  Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington (September 26, 2016) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) President and CEO, Dr. Francisco R. Velázquez, has been selected as the 2016 Business Leader of the Year by the Latino Hope Foundation.

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