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  • 06232021
    Crain's New York Business

    Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Quest Diagnostics recently released corporate social responsibility reports detailing their efforts to promote access, diversity and inclusion both internally and externally among the communities they serve. "We continue to have conversations between supervisors and team members on what we need to address," said Cecilia McKenney, senior vice president and chief human resource officer, Quest Diagnostics.

  • 06172021
    Associated Press

    Choose Healthy Life, a national initiative involving Black clergy, United Way of New York City and others, has been awarded a $9.9 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to expand vaccinations. The federal funding will help establish an infrastructure to start screenings. Quest Diagnostics and its foundation has already provided funding and testing help.

  • 06152021
    Capitol Beat

    With COVID-19 vaccinations lagging in Georgia, a newly formed coalition launched an initiative Tuesday to convince unvaccinated Georgians to get tested for the virus. With vaccine hesitancy remaining high not only in Georgia but across the country, ACT Against COVID is being rolled out nationwide through a partnership with Quest Diagnostics.

  • 06132021
    Waterbury Republican-American

    Rusckowski’s company, a top provider of clinical diagnostic services nationwide, received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 29, 2020 to start creating COVID-19 tests. The first tests Quest supplied came March 10, 2020. More than 15 months later, Quest has supplied about 48 million tests.

  • 06042021
    Contemporary OBGYN

    As screening rates went down for gonorrhea and chlamydia during the COVID-19 pandemic, weekly positivity rates increased, according to Quest Diagnostics’ 2020 Health Trends Study®. The results were published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

  • 05282021
    Georgia Public Broadcasting

    GPB's Ellen Eldridge talks with Dr. Harvey Kaufman about a new study showing rates of HCV testing declined during the pandemic. Health experts are now recommending all adults get tested and, if positive for HCV, start treatment early to prevent serious liver disease and death from hepatitis C.

  • 05272021
    Daily Mail

    Screening and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) fell dramatically - even as the share of positive tests increased - during the early months of the pandemic, a new study suggests. Researchers from Penn State University and Quest Diagnostics found that testing decreased by about 60 percent for both men and women.

  • 05262021
    The Wall Street Journal

    The coronavirus pandemic shook up the U.S. employment picture last year, but one trend persisted: a rising share of workers who test positive for marijuana. The proportion of U.S. workers who tested positive for marijuana in urine climbed higher in 2020 while the overall share of positive drug tests plateaued last year, according to Quest Diagnostics Inc.

  • 05252021
    Modern Healthcare

    Quest Diagnostics is working with artificial-intelligence startup Paige to try to identify new biomarkers of cancer and other diseases and develop new software products, the companies said Tuesday. Quest and Paige plan to work together to develop software products that diagnose various cancers based on the biomarkers they discover, for which the companies will seek regulatory approval.

  • 05242021
    Yahoo Finance

    Childhood obesity has disproportionately affected Hispanic and Black communities as a result of negative social determinants of health for years. To help address the health inequity crisis, the Social and Health Research Center (SAHRC) of San Antonio, Texas has developed an evidenced-based program using an innovative digitized curriculum designed to engage children. Quest Diagnostics is collaborating with SAHRC to bring the curriculum to schools and communities where it is most needed.