Quest Diagnostics

Expanding our Partnership with the CDC to Protect Pregnant Women and Newborns from Hepatitis

Creating Value with Our Partners
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Last year, our Research and Development team was called on by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a more effective screen for hepatitis C, a chronic blood-borne infection that was going undetected in large numbers of “baby boomers.” Swift action led to a one-time test now covered by Medicare and Medicaid that will help protect 3.2 million Americans against outcomes like liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death.

Building a Healthy and Inclusive Workforce, 156 Million Steps and Counting

Improving Operational Effectiveness
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Our business is about empowering the people we serve by putting health insights into their hands, so it makes sense to start with ourselves. We want to help each employee and dependent know their health, improve their health, prevent illness and injury, access care appropriately and manage their health conditions. These are the five core areas of our award-winning HealthyQuest program, which, for the past decade, has been raising our collective health literacy and inspiring our colleagues and their families to make appropriate, healthy and lasting lifestyle choices and changes.

Celebrating Green Performance

Improving Operational Effectiveness
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On the corporate level, we continue to track our environmental performance and progress using industry benchmarks like the Carbon Disclosure Project and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Creating a GreenQuest culture across our company has proven to yield new innovations and measurable improvements time and time again.

Continuing our Safety Risk Reduction Trend

Improving Operational Effectiveness
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Workplace safety is a critical business objective. That’s why we train for safety, constantly assess and refine our safety procedures and select the best-rated equipment.

Getting an Early Start on Health Literacy

Philanthropy & Volunteerism
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Today’s students trust their peers. So we partnered with the Philadelphia area’s Healthy NewsWorks, an organization founded more than a decade ago by a second grade teacher and former Philadelphia Inquirer health reporter Marian Uhlman. Healthy NewsWorks partners with elementary and middle schools to teach children health literacy while also developing their leadership, critical thinking and communications skills through journalism.

Fighting Cancer with National and Local Partners

Philanthropy & Volunteerism
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Diagnostic insights, and the timing of them, can change our outcomes when we’re facing cancer. But there’s still so much we need to learn about cancer, and there are still too many people who remain unaware of their ability to detect their risks early. Over the years, we’ve supported research and patient advocacy in the fight against cancer, with millions of dollars of corporate and employee giving and fundraising.

Talking Testing in the Fight Against AIDS

Philanthropy & Volunteerism
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When you’re living with HIV, knowledge and action can mean the difference between a long and healthy life and a life cut tragically short. So we’re committed to making sure that those in the US who have the virus know it and are empowered to do something about it.

Quest Diagnostics Sustainability Efforts Earn Continued Place on 2015 DJSI World and National Indices

Press Release

MADISON, N.J., September 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, was named for the eleventh consecutive year in the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and for a twelfth year in the World DJSI.

Quest Makes an Inspiring Impression at NYC PrideFest 2015

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In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the New York City PrideFest took center stage with an estimated 2 million people taking part and lining the streets of Manhattan on June 28.

CDC Foundation, Pfizer and Quest Diagnostics to Extend Million Hearts® Initiative to Local Communities

Press Release

June 16th, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year, and cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), African-American men are 25 percent more likely to die from heart disease, compared to non-Hispanic white men. To help address this health disparity, the CDC Foundation is partnering with Pfizer and Quest Diagnostics to launch the Million Hearts® “Healthy is Strong” initiative. 

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