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Quest Diagnostics Honors Military Heroes with The American Red Cross

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More than 2,000 of our employees are veterans, and many others have family members who served or are serving in the military. We’re proud to honor the servicemen and servicewomen who protected and continue to safeguard our country. Our Veterans Employee Business Network and our national network of QuestCares volunteers have partnered with the Red Cross to support these heroes.

Quest Diagnostics: Investing in Green Power to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), names Quest Diagnostics in the Fortune 500® list of the largest corporate green power users.
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Powering our more than 2,200 Patient Service Centers and our major lab locations across the country, which operate 24 hours a day, takes a tremendous amount of energy. To balance running an effective business with reducing the environmental impact of our operations, we continuously seek opportunities to reduce energy use and invest in green energy.

Quest Diagnostics Environmental Impact

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At Quest, we process 157 million test requests annually. Transporting those samples requires every car and plane in our fleet. We continually look to make small, green changes that can have a big impact.

Prior to 2014, specimens were transported in Styrofoam coolers. In 2015, we expanded our use of the Quest Specimen Transport System throughout the U.S. This cardboard box with a special liner allows us to ship specimens safely and responsibly. The liner can be reused or returned to the vendor so they can recycle it and provide us with a refund.

Quest Employees Take Center Stage in New GI & CSR Report

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Hot off the press, Quest Diagnostics’ 2015 Global Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility (GI & CSR) Report provides a snapshot of the progress we made last year toward contributing to a healthier world—by providing critical diagnostic insights and advocating for better health, and through our commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen.

Quest Diagnostics Marlborough Lab Earns LEED Green Building Certification

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MADISON, N.J., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that its state of the art clinical laboratory in Marlborough, Mass., has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from  the U.S. Green Building Council.

Clinical Franchise and Marketing Colleagues Help Create a Healthier World with Unique Teambuilding Event

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The highlight of last week’s Clinical Franchise and Marketing All Hands Meeting was a special experience called “Helping Hands.” Quest colleagues from the Clinical Franchises and Marketing organization formed 23 teams to build prosthetic hands that will go to amputees in developing countries.

Junior Achievement of New Jersey Presents a 2015 Top Business-Education Partner Award to Quest Diagnostics

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Each year, Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) recognizes the top 20 organizations that take a leadership role through volunteer engagement and make a major financial contribution to the JA mission in New Jersey.  

At JANJ’s State Board of Directors meeting held on February 19th,  Jeff Shuman on behalf of Quest Diagnostics was one of several JANJ Directors to be presented this top honor.

Quest Diagnostics Named One of 2016 "World's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune Magazine

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MADISON, N.J., Feb. 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it has been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2016 by Fortune. 

Quest Receives Bronze Class Sustainability Award 2016

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January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As one of the top-scoring companies in our industry, Quest Diagnostics has qualified for inclusion in the 2016 edition of RobecoSAM’ s “The Sustainability Yearbook.” In the “Health Care Providers & Services” category, we received the Bronze Class distinction for our excellent sustainability performance. This is the third consecutive year that we’ve received the Bronze Class distinction. See our ranking here (Internet access required).

Closing the Gap on Health Inequality

By Harvey W. Kaufman, MD, MBA, FCAP
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Although the US healthcare system is the envy of much of the world, it is troubling that persistent and well-documented health disparities still exist between different racial and ethnic populations. But evidence is emerging that as a nation, we are beginning to make inroads into achieving health equity and eliminating health disparities by investing in prevention and wellness.

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