Sonora Quest supports Go Red for Women Sonora Quest supports Go Red for Women

Sonora Quest supports Go Red for Women

azbigmedia.com - On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, Sonora Quest Laboratories, Arizona’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, showed their support and continued commitment to community outreach and education at the 13th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon in Greater Phoenix.

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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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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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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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Mission of Mercy Celebrates 20 Years of Delivering ‘More Than Medicine’ in Arizona Mission of Mercy Celebrates 20 Years of Delivering ‘More Than Medicine’ in Arizona

Mission of Mercy Celebrates 20 Years of Delivering ‘More Than Medicine’ in Arizona

Mission of Mercy Arizona, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and medications to those in need, will celebrate its 20-year anniversary with the “More Than Medicine” awards dinner. This year, the event recognizes Sonora Quest Laboratories and Dignity Health with the Healing Through Love Award, and Al Asendorf, M.D., a volunteer physician, with the Medical Hero Award.

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Corporate Philanthropy: Sonora Quest Lab employees rack up 2,200 hours of volunteer time Corporate Philanthropy: Sonora Quest Lab employees rack up 2,200 hours of volunteer time

Corporate Philanthropy: Sonora Quest Lab employees rack up 2,200 hours of volunteer time

David Dexter, president and CEO of Sonora Quest Laboratories firmly believes corporations must serve their communities in good times and bad. Over the years, Sonora Quest has become a valued partner to such nonprofits as JDRF and the American Heart Association, but its first and most significant partnership continues to be the one it shares with Mission of Mercy, which serves thousands of Maricopa County’s medically underserved and uninsured families.

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Mountainside Fitness to offer customized wellness testing to health club members

Mountainside Fitness is partnering with Sonora Quest Laboratories to offer wellness screens to members at a discounted rate.Taking advantage of a relatively new Arizona law that allows consumers to

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