Closing the Gap on a Decade Long Journey to Mental Health

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It is said that taking the first step is usually winning half the battle- and I would agree. However, sometimes that step is just the start of a long road ahead. As we celebrate Mental Health Awareness month this May, we need to recognize that diagnosing and treating these illnesses can be a complicated journey. […]

Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has touched the lives of every American, either directly or indirectly. The effects of COVID-19 can be felt in many ways. Whether through direct infection with COVID-19, caring for a loved one with COVID-19, the isolation due to lockdowns, unemployment, or being constantly reminded of the pandemic in […]

Big Night for Quest Diagnostics at United Way of New York City Gridiron Gala

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You could feel the energy and excitement in the air earlier this week as hundreds gathered virtually for the United Way of New York City (UWNYC) Gridiron Gala.  The event has a football theme because of the successful 28-year partnership that both the New York Giants and Jets have enjoyed with UWNYC. Quest Diagnostics senior […]

ourPeople Stories: Iram Chaudhary

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Iram Chaudhary, Molecular Supervisor, Marlborough, Massachusetts, tells her story: “I was promoted to Molecular Supervisor in mid-July and I’ve been in charge of training personnel in the department specifically for COVID-19 testing. This includes everything from acquiring and organizing samples, testing using 3 different platforms, and evaluating results. We’ve never seen the volume of work […]

Quest Advanced™ Neurology gets Creative During COVID: Pivoting to Remote Teaching

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Quest Advanced Neurology recently launched a novel genetic counseling rotation developed by Sarah Witherington, CGC, Sr. Product Manager, that is dedicated to product management and other emerging career paths for genetic counselors. As many hospitals and clinics were unable to host students during this time of social isolation, Sarah quickly responded to create a remote […]

Back to Patient Care Program

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Back to Patient Care program Providing guidance in the face of uncertainty Quest Diagnostics understands that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on your practice and on your patients. That’s why we have created the Back to Patient Care program—a solution to help you get your practice back online so that your patients […]

5 Things to Know About SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibody Testing with Quest

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      We’re now offering an IgG antibody test that helps to identify people who may have been previously exposed to SARS-CoV-2 and may have developed an adaptive immune response to the virus. At this time, it is unknown for how long antibodies persist following infection and if the presence of antibodies confers protective […]

5 Things to Know About Molecular Testing with Quest

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    Since Quest began processing the highly complex COVID-19 tests on March 9, we have steadily increased testing capacity to meet the evolving needs for healthcare providers and patients in our communities. So far, we’ve processed approximately 2.15 million diagnostic tests and have grown our capacity to 70,000 per day. We continue to perform […]