Quest Diagnostics Continues as EmblemHealth's Preferred Laboratory Partner

Date Issued: 1/6/2016

EmblemHealth and Quest Diagnostics are pleased to announce that we will continue our longstanding partnership, as both organizations remain committed and collaborative in helping physicians and patients empower better health.

As part of the agreement, Quest Diagnostics will continue as the exclusive national clinical reference laboratory and testing provider for EmblemHealth's members. Both organizations share a firm commitment to serving members throughout the New York Metro area with the highest quality care.

The partnership provides EmblemHealth's members and network of healthcare providers with convenient access to the broadest lab testing menu. Using Quest Diagnostics for lab testing can lower patients' out-of-pocket expenses, improve patients' experience, and boost testing compliance.

With more than 100 convenient Patient Service Centers in the service area and over 2,200 nationwide, Quest is dedicated to making lab testing easy and convenient for patients. Quest's menu of more than 3,500 tests—from routine to highly complex genetic and molecular tests—is designed to meet the diverse needs of patients. The MyQuest™ by Care360® Patient Portal allows patients to securely receive their Quest Diagnostics laboratory results and manage their personal health information directly on their mobile device. For more information, visit QuestDiagnostics.com/MyQuest

Quest's innovative services and solutions can help providers maintain the health of their patients and their practice. With Quest Diagnostics, providers have access to:

  • professional consultations from 700 staff MDs, PhDs, and genetic counselors
  • the Care360® suite of health information technology solutions, which can help providers streamline their practice to increase efficiency
  • prescription drug monitoring services to help track and monitor treatment of chronic pain patients, support clinical decisions, and help prevent abuse or diversion.

Providers can always expect prompt service from Quest Diagnostics regional laboratory testing facilities in Syosset, NY and Teterboro, NJ.

About EmblemHealth
EmblemHealth, one of the nation's largest nonprofit health plans, serves 3.1 million people who live and work across the New York tristate area. The company offers quality, affordable health benefits to consumers, employers and government purchasers as well as coverage for prescription drugs, dental and vision care. EmblemHealth utilizes a choice of quality networks to deliver personalized, coordinated care while leading the market in value-based delivery. For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com.

About Quest Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors, and improve healthcare management. Quest serves one in three American adults and half of the physicians and hospitals in the United States. Our 45,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives. For more information, visit www.QuestDiagnostics.com.