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Quest Diagnostics expands wellness offerings with Summit Health deal
By Beth Kutscher | March 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Quest Diagnostics has forged an agreement to acquire wellness program provider Summit Health. Summit, based in Novi, Mich., employs a national network of nurses who provide on-site programs, primarily for employers, including health screenings, disease prevention and wellness education and...
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HHS issues rule granting patients direct access to lab test results
By Joseph Conn | February 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A new federal rule on the exchange of health data removes legal barriers that stop medical laboratories from providing lab test results directly to patients and their designees, such as developers of their personal health records systems. The rule preempts laws in 13 states and lifts a federal...
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Quest reports 3% drop in revenue in 2013
By Jaimy Lee | January 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Quest Diagnostics' revenue fell about 3% in 2013 as the company continues to deal with lower utilization and declining reimbursement of laboratory and diagnostic services.
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Regional News/West: UCSF to work with Quest to develop marker tests
By Jaimy Lee | January 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Quest Diagnostics and the University of California at San Francisco will work together to develop new diagnostic tests, a collaboration that pairs an academic research organization with the world's largest diagnostic services provider. The organizations...
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Quest, UCSF partner on developing diagnostic tests
By Jaimy Lee | January 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Quest Diagnostics and the University of California at San Francisco will work together to develop new diagnostic tests, a collaboration that pairs an academic research organization with the world's largest diagnostic services provider.
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Myriad sues Quest over cancer gene testing
By Jaimy Lee | October 25, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
As expected, Myriad Genetics filed a lawsuit alleging that Quest Diagnostics' recent entry into the BRCA gene testing market for breast and ovarian cancers violates Myriad's patents.
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Myriad gets first big rival | But lawsuits keep others out of BRCA testing
By Jaimy Lee | October 19, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A number of companies are planning to jump into the lucrative breast cancer genetic testing market and are promising lower prices. But they face legal battles with the company that previously was the sole provider of these tests.
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Quest Diagnostics to offer genetic tests for breast cancer risk
By Jaimy Lee | October 16, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Quest Diagnostics started offering BRCA testing this week as it seeks to tap into the lucrative breast cancer genetic testing market.
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Quest, CDC team up on hepatitis C research program
By Joseph Conn | July 10, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
In an unusual collaboration, laboratory services provider Quest Diagnostics is opening up its database of lab results to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a research program on hepatitis C focused on baby boomers, whose members account for roughly two-thirds of the 3.2...
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'The cost will drop' | Myriad Genetics' shares drop as competitors enter
By Joe Carlson | June 15, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated Myriad Genetics' monopoly on testing for two breast cancer genes, the company's stock went tumbling as competitors announced plans to offer the same services at lower prices.
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