MADISON, N.J., September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, was named for the twelfth consecutive year in the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and for a thirteenth year in the World DJSI.
Minority women have a greater incidence of both cervical and breast cancer than the general population.
In our quest to remove barriers to healthcare access among the country’s most vulnerable populations, a volunteer team of Quest pathologists and clinicians traveled to Irving, Texas in December to provide free, potentially life-saving diagnoses to at-risk uninsured and/or underinsured women.
Quest contributes to the fight against AIDS in a variety of ways. In 2015, we marked AIDS Day by participating in a number of events across the country, sponsored AIDS Walks and other fundraising events, and raised awareness about the disease.
For the 3.5 million people infected with the hepatitis C virus in the United States, time is of the essence. Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne infection in this country and, if not diagnosed and treated early enough, can cause liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and even death.
More than 2,000 of our employees are veterans, and many others have family members who served or are serving in the military. We’re proud to honor the servicemen and servicewomen who protected and continue to safeguard our country. Our Veterans Employee Business Network and our national network of QuestCares volunteers have partnered with the Red Cross to support these heroes.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), names Quest Diagnostics in the Fortune 500® list of the largest corporate green power users.
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Powering our more than 2,200 Patient Service Centers and our major lab locations across the country, which operate 24 hours a day, takes a tremendous amount of energy. To balance running an effective business with reducing the environmental impact of our operations, we continuously seek opportunities to reduce energy use and invest in green energy.
At Quest, we process 157 million test requests annually. Transporting those samples requires every car and plane in our fleet. We continually look to make small, green changes that can have a big impact.
Prior to 2014, specimens were transported in Styrofoam coolers. In 2015, we expanded our use of the Quest Specimen Transport System throughout the U.S. This cardboard box with a special liner allows us to ship specimens safely and responsibly. The liner can be reused or returned to the vendor so they can recycle it and provide us with a refund.
MADISON, N.J., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that its state of the art clinical laboratory in Marlborough, Mass., has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The highlight of last week’s Clinical Franchise and Marketing All Hands Meeting was a special experience called “Helping Hands.” Quest colleagues from the Clinical Franchises and Marketing organization formed 23 teams to build prosthetic hands that will go to amputees in developing countries.