AMERICA HOLDINGS (NASDAQ:LH) Files An 8-K Regulation FD DisclosureItem 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure
Laboratory Corporation of America®>Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH), , a world leading life sciences company, and the Mount Sinai Health System (Mount Sinai), one of the largest health systems in metropolitan New York City, have entered into a definitive agreement for LabCorp to acquire assets of Mount Sinai’s Clinical Outreach Laboratories. When the transaction is complete, LabCorp will be available to provide comprehensive laboratory services to physicians and patients that currently use Mount Sinai’s outreach laboratory.
Mount Sinai will continue to provide laboratory testing for patients registered at its hospitals and ambulatory facilities as inpatients or outpatients, as well as laboratory testing services for physicians in their professional practices in the areas of anatomic pathology, molecular pathology and genetics. LabCorp will offer clinical pathology testing, including cytology and cytology-related molecular testing. Seven patient service centers currently operated by Mount Sinai will be added to LabCorp’s existing network of 120 patient service centers in the metropolitan New York City area. The parties are also vigorously exploring opportunities to collaborate on projects involving companion diagnostics, clinical trials and medical education.
The transaction, which has already received clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017. Other terms of the transaction were not disclosed.