What's Next For Theranos In Arizona?
A new article in Vanity Fair follows up on extensive reporting in The Wall Street Journal and hammers Theranos, a Silicon Valley-based high tech lab and testing company.
In 2013, Arizona became a comfortable landing spot for Theranos Wellness Centers that were opened in Walgreens stores.
Then in 2015 — after a unanimous vote by members of the Arizona House — the company’s footprint was growing. The bill, HB 2645, gave the public the opportunity to order any clinical test from a licensed lab without getting a doctor’s prescription.
For a perspective on the legislation and fingerstick blood testing, we spoke with Will Humble, former Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.