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Monday, February 26, 2018 | Category: Press Releases
Leading diagnostic provider raises awareness for heart health at Greater Phoenix luncheon
TEMPE, Ariz. (Feb. 26, 2018) – On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, Sonora Quest Laboratories, Arizona’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, showed their support and continued sponsorship for the 13th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon in Greater Phoenix.
The annual Go Red for Women campaign is an emotional, empowering social initiative that raises awareness about the No. 1 killer of women: heart disease. Approximately one woman will lose her life to cardiovascular disease every 80 seconds. The luncheon hosted by the American Heart Association spoke to the 80 percent of cardiac events that may be prevented through proper education and lifestyle changes.
Christina Noble, Chief Growth Officer, Sonora Quest laboratories, proudly serves on the executive leadership board of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Phoenix chapter. “It’s important that we educate women of all ages so that they are able to be informed about cardiovascular disease. Many women are unaware of their risk and we want these women to feel empowered to act for themselves,” said Noble. “Go Red’s mission is not only personal to me, but it aligns with our mission at Sonora Quest Laboratories in that we aim to lead the conversation about managing your own health.”
As Sonora Quest Laboratories continues to pioneer the movement of healthcare education and empowerment, their support of Go Red furthers the company’s objective to focus on wellness in 2018, improving health and providing innovative, affordable costumer solutions.
WHAT: Go Red for Women Luncheon
WHERE: JW Marriot Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 E. Lincoln Dr.
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 23, 2018
About Sonora Quest Laboratories
Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), is part of the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,100 employees serving more than 23,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. Sonora Quest Laboratories is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 60 million diagnostic tests per year. Sonora Quest Laboratories offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, genetic/genomic, women’s health and pathology testing services. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at our primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma. Sonora Quest Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) which is the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, helping laboratories to maintain accuracy of test results and ensure accurate patient diagnosis. This accreditation ensures the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients as CAP inspectors examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management.