Decades of Improving Cholesterol Levels Abruptly Ended in 2008, Study Finds
Decades of declines in LDL cholesterol blood levels, a key marker of death risk from heart disease, abruptly ended in 2008, and may have stalled since, according to a multi-year, national study published in PLOS ONE.
Fri May 17, 2013
Quest acquires Concentra lab business
Quest Diagnostics, a Madison, N.J.-based provider of diagnostic information services, has acquired medical center operator Concentra's toxicology and clinical laboratory business and agreed to serve as Concentra's primary provider of workplace drug toxicology and clinical laboratory testing.
Tue May 14, 2013
Decades of improving US cholesterol levels abruptly ended in 2008, study finds
Decades of declines in levels of LDL 'bad' cholesterol, a key biomarker of cardiovascular disease risk, abruptly ended in 2008, and may have stalled since, according to a multi-year, national study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
Dignity Health laying off 148 lab workers in region
A total of 148 Sacramento-area workers at Dignity Health are being laid off in connection with the health system's pending sale of its nonhospital clinical laboratory draw and testing stations to Quest Diagnostics.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bad Cholesterol Levels Stabilize After Decades Of Decline
An analysis of laboratory data from Quest Diagnostics shows that a decades-long decline in low-density lipoprotein, also known as bad cholesterol, came to a halt.
Quest Diagnostics's Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group
's stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by Jefferies Group in a research note issued on Monday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.
Sat May 11, 2013
Quest Diagnostics Given Neutral Rating at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a note issued to investors on Friday, ARN reports.
Fri May 10, 2013
How to thrive in any economy: David Dexter, CEO of Sonora Quest Laboratories
David Dexter wears three hats: general manager of joint ventures for Quest Diagnostics operations in Arizona; president and CEO of Sonora Quest Laboratories LLC, a joint venture between Quest Diagnostics and Banner Health; and president and CEO of Laboratory Sciences of Arizona LLC, which manages the labs for the 13 Banner Health hospitals in ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Quest Diagnostics Agrees Not to Automatically Disqualify Job Candidates Based on Prior Arrests
New York State has reached a settlement with Quest Diagnostics, one of the world's largest providers of medical diagnostic testing, information and services, to ensure that applicants for employment are not automatically disqualified based on prior arrests or criminal convictions and without considering mitigating factors.
Tue May 07, 2013
Start-ups Are Fertile Ground for CIOs in Search of Something New
My good friend, Greg Fell , has been in "traditional IT' for his entire career. He ran manufacturing IT operations at Ford for six years and then became CIO of Terex for the last seven.