- It just received a Department of Health certification, so it can start to be installed in medical centers like those administered by Capital BlueCross and Cleveland Clinic. For now, in Arizona, you can have a Theranos blood test administered in a Walgreens.
- The certification covers the entire Theranos system, and the FDA declared the test just as effective as existing tests earlier this year.
- However, Theranos is controversial: the company hasn't released its methodology (probably for intellectual property reasons) but that means that some scientists are wary that they cannot verify the accuracy of the test for themselves.
Soon You Won't Need to Go to the Doctor's Office for a Blood Test
7. 21. 15 by Kif Leswing