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Rapid growth in paying patients, reports DML

Thursday, 17 September 2009, 3:50 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Diagnostic Medlab says the number of patients choosing to pay for their laboratory tests has grown rapidly over the past month. “More than 300 Aucklanders every week are requesting our service,” said DML’s chief executive, Dr Arthur Morris. “While ... More >>

DML database smokescreen for Labtests' delays

Friday, 21 August 2009, 12:31 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Suggestions that lengthy patient queues in Labtests' collection centres are caused by Labtests not getting the Diagnostic Medlab (DML) doctor database are nothing more than a smokescreen for poor performance, says the chief executive of DML, Arthur ... More >>

Labtests’ claims “desperate” says DML chief

Wednesday, 19 August 2009, 2:48 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Accusations that Diagnostic Medlab (DML) is monitoring queues in Labtests Auckland’s collection centres is laughable and smacks of desperation, says the chief executive of DML, Arthur Morris. More >>

ThinPrep cervical smear test now free for Auckland

Thursday, 2 July 2009, 10:23 am | Diagnostic Medlab

Women in the Greater Auckland area will be able to get a ThinPrep cervical smear test from their doctor at no extra charge from today. Previously, there was an additional charge from the doctor for the sample vial if a woman chose this more advanced type ... More >>

Diagnostic Medlab to continue a service in Ak

Tuesday, 23 June 2009, 3:40 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Diagnostic Medlab will continue a commercial presence in Auckland beyond September 7 after being directed to stop providing community referred services as it currently holds the National Cervical Screening Programme contract for the region and a number ... More >>

DML sets Gold environmental standard

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 10:49 am | Diagnostic Medlab

Auckland’s community laboratory service, Diagnostic Medlab, has become the first medical testing laboratory in New Zealand to achieve Gold Level certification through the Landcare Research Enviro-Mark® scheme. The scheme helps businesses meet environmental ... More >>

Supreme Court decision disappoints DML

Thursday, 12 February 2009, 12:42 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Auckland’s community laboratory provider, Diagnostic Medlab (DML), is extremely disappointed with today’s Supreme Court decision not to hear DML’s appeal against an Appeal Court decision that returned a community laboratory contract to Labtests ... More >>

DML considers next steps

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 3:53 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Diagnostic Medlab is considering its next steps following the Appeal Court’s decision to overturn a High Court judgment concerning the awarding of a contract for the provision of community laboratory services for the Auckland region. More >>

‘Bingo!’ DML wins Māori Language Week award

Saturday, 13 September 2008, 12:19 am | Diagnostic Medlab

Playing Māori ‘Bingo’ during Māori Language Week was just one way Auckland-based Diagnostic Medlab community laboratory staff headed off stiff competition to win the business category of the 2008 Māori Language Week Awards announced in Wellington ... More >>

Diagnostic Medlab wins Māori Language Week award

Saturday, 15 September 2007, 2:45 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Community laboratory service, Diagnostic Medlab (DML), has made it three in a row by winning the health category of the 2007 Māori Language Week Awards at a ceremony in Wellington tonight – DML were winners in the 2005  and 2006 awards in the business ... More >>

Medlab a finalist in 2007 Māori Language awards

Monday, 3 September 2007, 2:18 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Tackling the pronunciation of New Zealand’s longest Māori place name “Taumata-whakatangihangakoauauotameateturipukakapikimaungahoronukuripokaiwhenuakita-natahu” and weaving a kete (flax basket) were among the fun activities enjoyed by Diagnostic Medlab (DML) community laboratory staff during Māori Language Week 2007. The company ... More >>

Diagnostic Medlab says meeting was cordial

Friday, 23 March 2007, 4:51 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

Chief Executive of Diagnostic Medlab Limited (DML), Dr Arthur Morris says the meeting held with Auckland Regional District Health Board representatives today to discuss the laboratory testing contract was cordial. More >>

DML welcomes judicial review judgment

Tuesday, 20 March 2007, 3:07 pm | Diagnostic Medlab

DML welcomes today’s judicial review judgment overturning the three Auckland District Health Boards’ contract for community laboratory services, says the Chief Executive of Diagnostic Medlab Limited (DML), Dr Arthur Morris. More >>

Research slams DHBs’ lab decision

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 11:50 am | Diagnostic Medlab

More than 90 percent of the Auckland region’s general practitioners want Diagnostic Medlab to continue to provide community laboratory services for the Auckland region after July 2007. More >>

120,000 Aucklanders say no to DHBs’ decision

Friday, 10 November 2006, 10:51 am | Diagnostic Medlab

More than 120,000 Aucklanders have registered their disapproval of the decision by the three Auckland District Health Boards to award the community laboratory services contract to a new and unproven provider. More >>

Auckland’s Diagnostic Medlab Koreros Maori & Wins

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 8:17 am | Diagnostic Medlab

A project to grow awareness and recognition of Te Reo at a large, community healthcare organisation, has mushroomed into a company-wide multi-cultural commitment to learning Maori and understanding Maoritanga. More >>




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