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Diversified Medical Healthcare Acquires North Carolina’s Medical Diagnostics Lab, Meta Lab Dx

Diversified Medical Healthcare Acquires North Carolina's Medical Diagnostics Lab, Meta Lab Dx

Diversified Medical Healthcare (DMH) announces today its acquisition of Meta Lab Dx, marking the 5th laboratory location in the US under the DMH umbrella. DMH laboratories offer thousands of advanced medical diagnostics tests and Meta Lab Dx, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is serving to expand DMH’s COVID-19 testing portfolio and to uphold the company’s standards of accuracy with 98% of results delivered in under 24 hours.

“When I was first introduced to Diversified Medical Healthcare, I was blown away by all that they’ve accomplished,” said Cody Lay former owner of Meta Lab Dx. “I’m thrilled for Meta to be a part of this company so that we can see Meta Lab Dx reach its full potential and to best serve our customers.”

Diversified Medical Healthcare recently announced a $51,000,000 expansion of its headquarters, adding more jobs and increasing its scale of services provided. It is the holding company for advanced medical diagnostics laboratories Premier Medical Laboratory Services, located in Greenville, South Carolina, First Medical Laboratory Services, located in Irving, Texas, and the American Genetics Institute in Del Ray Beach, Florida. Its other brands, Vessel Medical, CPT Medical, and OnGen operate to conduct medical supply and equipment distribution, sterile medical manufacturing, and medical data management software development.

Founder of Meta Lab Dx, Cody Lay, has now joined DMH as a Strategic Consultant and is overseeing the strategic operations of Meta Lab Dx. He aims to facilitate its continued growth by expanding its services to current clients and utilizing DMH’s national footprint.

“I am more than happy to work alongside Cody in expanding Premier Medical Laboratory Services and Meta itself,” said Kevin Murdock, CEO of DMH. “Acquiring this laboratory will help us to seamlessly expand our laboratory services footprint in the southeast.”

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ABOUT DIVERSIFIED MEDICAL HEALTHCARE: Diversified Medical Healthcare (DMH), headquartered in Greenville, SC is a holding entity with several portfolio companies providing healthcare solutions for improved patient care nationwide. Offering advanced clinical laboratory services that span throughout the US, their fully accredited laboratories include Premier Medical Laboratory Services, Dynasty Medical Laboratory Services, First Medical Laboratory Services, Meta Lab Dx ä, and the American Genetics Institute. DMH also provides medical supply and equipment distribution under Vessel Medical, delivers custom procedure trays for various surgical needs with CPT Medical, and helps to quickly and accurately manage medical data with their medical data software company, OnGen. For more information, please visit or call 833.639.0143. 

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