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Spain's clinical pathology sector rails against Madrid diagnostics outsourcing

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Spain's clinical pathology industry has rallied against plans by the Madrid regional government to outsource the bulk of the region's laboratory services, claiming that the cost-containment drive will radically weaken its provision of care. The plans are part of a hospital modernisation programme involving the construction of 11 new hospitals, most of which are due to open "within the next few months".

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