An Innovative Joint Venture

New England Pathology Associates, P.C. (NEPA) and Mercy Medical Center have formed an innovative joint venture, LifePath Partners, L.L.C., for equal ownership of the histology and cytology laboratories. This arrangement provides a structure which allows for nimbleness, flexibility, and cost effectiveness, while at the same time ensuring the highest quality pathology laboratory services for the benefit of our clinical colleagues and their patients.

LifePath Partners laboratories process approximately 25,000 surgical specimens and 60,000 cytologic tests per year and employ the latest technology to allow NEPA and LPP to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic pathology services.