Medical laboratories company, Quest Diagnostics, and Lee Health, a leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida, are reportedly teaming up to improve the value and quality of diagnostic services offered to patients and their doctors.
Speaking on the latest development, Steve Rusckowski, Chairman, President, and CEO of Quest Diagnostics, stated that the firm is keen on collaborating with Lee Health.
According to Steve, as people returning to hospitals and care struggle with post-COVID issues, hospital systems like Lee Health are coming to Quest for assistance in deploying their lab strategy and benefitting from expertise, innovation and scale for delivering quality care to the patients.
As per the latest agreement, Quest will provide supply chain expertise in supplies, laboratory equipment, and procurement processes for Lee Health's five hospitals and some selected outpatient centers. Apparently, Quest will also be performing reference testing for Lee Health.
Dr Lawrence Antonucci, President & Chief Executive Officer of Lee Health, expressed his views stating that the firm is excited to collaborate with Quest Diagnostics as it will assist it in streamlining its lab operations.
Lawrence further mentioned that Quest's purchasing power for supplies and equipment as well as supply chain logistics expertise will enable the firm to offer the best-in-class patient care continuously.
For the unversed, Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Its diagnostic insights are taken from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, enabling it to identify and treat diseases, enhance healthcare management, and inspire healthy lifestyles.
Meanwhile, Lee Health has been recognized as one of the leading health care firms operating in Southwest Florida since 1916. The firm has constantly been evolving to suffice the needs of the community.
It is a non-profit, integrated health care services organization committed to offering well-being to every individual served, focusing on healthy living, and maintaining good health.