VM REPORTS Top Labs' Vital Stats By Staff Monday, September 14, 2015 12:09 AM RELATED CONTENT Wholesale Heavyweights VM's Top Labs Performance Analysis Top Lab Execs Assess Challenges and Identify Opportunities Vision Monday's TOP LABS – 2015 (in alphabetical order) The Top 20 Independent Labs in 2015 at a Glance VM's Top 20 Independent Wholesale Labs by 2015 VM's Top 5 Supplier-Owned U.S. Lab Networks 2015 Methodology - The total net sales for all 25 Top Labs, including both supplier-owned lab networks and independent labs, will climb to $2.8 billion in 2015, up 8.3 percent from 2014. - The total Rx sales for the Top Labs will hit $2.5 billion, a 7.8 percent increase over 2014. - Collectively, the Top Labs will produce a total of 152,585 Rx jobs per day, (approximately 38.1 million Rx jobs annually), a 6 percent increase over 2014 - Rx sales for the Top 5 Supplier-Owned Lab Networks will climb to $2 billion, a 7.7 percent increase from 2014. - The Top 5 will collectively produce 121,300 Rx jobs per day, up 6.6 percent from last year. - The Top 5 currently operate 190 lab locations, three less than last year. - Total Rx sales for the Top 20 Independent Labs will grow to $489.9 million, up 8.2 percent from 2014. - The Top 20 will collectively produce 31,285 Rx jobs per day, an increase of 5.3 percent from last year. - Although the Top 20 Independents operate 81 locations, 4 less than last year, the number of workers they employ is up 5 percent from 2014.