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Sonora Quest CEO David Dexter innovating for growth Sonora Quest CEO David Dexter innovating for growth

Sonora Quest CEO David Dexter innovating for growth

bizjournals.com - When Sonora Quest Laboratories was formed 20 years ago, it lost $27 million during the first few years of operation. David Dexter, president and CEO of Sonora Quest, brought the company out of the red. Since then, he has introduced innovations from launching My Lab Request, a patient self-ordered laboratory testing platform, to a new patient financial solution partnership with CarePayment.

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Pueblo High students find a formula to raise valley fever awareness Pueblo High students find a formula to raise valley fever awareness

Pueblo High students find a formula to raise valley fever awareness

tucson.com - Pueblo High School teens studying biotech were having difficulty getting their peers in art class to care about valley fever — until they mentioned that dogs get the disease. Valley fever is potentially fatal, has no prevention and no cure. Valley fever can be diagnosed with a blood test and patients may order their own tests through Sonora Quest laboratories for $45.

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Health Plan Contracts Reminder Health Plan Contracts Reminder

Health Plan Contracts Reminder

Sonora Quest Laboratories Now Exclusive with University of Arizona Health Plans and Remains Contracted and In-Network with Cigna Healthcare of Arizona and UnitedHealthcare.

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Valley wellness programs boost employee health, lower costs Valley wellness programs boost employee health, lower costs

Valley wellness programs boost employee health, lower costs

Sonora Quest Laboratories, which services hospitals, physicians and managed care organizations throughout Arizona, also offers wellness programs to its 2,600 employees. The company, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, participates in Banner’s health benefits, including its wellness program.

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Valley fever cases spiked to highest monthly total in 2 years, Arizona officials say Valley fever cases spiked to highest monthly total in 2 years, Arizona officials say

Valley fever cases spiked to highest monthly total in 2 years, Arizona officials say

The number of valley fever cases reported in Arizona last month reached the highest monthly total in more than two years. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 926 cases in November — the highest since September 2015.

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New Valley Fever Tests Coming to Labs New Valley Fever Tests Coming to Labs

New Valley Fever Tests Coming to Labs

ABC15 in Phoenix recently covered the announcement of the first Valley Fever test cleared by the FDA. Sonora Quest Laboratories is one of five companies behind the new test, which can catch the fungal infection faster and potentially help save lives.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Launches Modern, Mobile-Friendly Website Sonora Quest Laboratories Launches Modern, Mobile-Friendly Website

Sonora Quest Laboratories Launches Modern, Mobile-Friendly Website

Sonora Quest Laboratories announced today the launch of their newly redesigned website www.SonoraQuest.com which, among many new state-of-the-art capabilities, includes a simple online process allowing healthcare consumers to order their own lab tests without a doctor’s order through My Lab ReQuest™.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal Sonora Quest Laboratories Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal

Sonora Quest Laboratories Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal

In its annual list of Best of Places to Work, the Phoenix Business Journal named Sonora Quest Laboratories one of the Best Places to Work for companies that fall under the category of extra large (1,000+ employees). This is the eighth time Sonora Quest Laboratories has been recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work.

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FDA clears DxNA’s valley fever test FDA clears DxNA’s valley fever test

FDA clears DxNA’s valley fever test

healios.com - The molecular diagnostics company DxNA LLC recently announced that the FDA had cleared its test for the rapid detection of coccidioidomycosis, or valley fever. Laboratory Sciences of Arizona/Sonora Quest Laboratories, Banner Health in Arizona, TriCore Reference Laboratories in New Mexico, and the University of Arizona in Tucson and Phoenix all participated in the clinical study to validate the test.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Celebrates 20th Anniversary Sonora Quest Laboratories Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Sonora Quest Laboratories Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, Sonora Quest Laboratories was founded in 1997 as a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, and today, provides diagnostic testing to more than 23,000 Arizonans daily. Over the past 20 years of serving the Arizona community, Sonora Quest Laboratories has grown exponentially and now performs nearly 60 million tests each year, has more than 3,100 employees and more than 70 Patient Service Centers, including 10 locations in Safeway stores.

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