奎斯特诊断公司

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奎斯特诊断公司(Quest Diagnostics)

奎斯特诊断公司(Quest Diagnostics)

奎斯特诊断公司官方网站网址:http://www.questdiagnostics.com/ 英文

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奎斯特诊断公司简介

  奎斯特诊断公司(Quest Diagnostics)是美国最大的临床诊断公司,也是是著名的生化医疗器材测试商。这家公司发起于1967年,期间经历多次并购,1996年在美国纽交所上市。Quest在美国拥有31个区域性大型诊断中心,155家快速反应实验室,超过2100个病人服务中心,每年诊断超过1亿个标本。

  奎斯特诊断公司为健康护理专业人员提供专业知识,协助他们做出正确诊断,来改善病患的健康状况。这家公司透过所属的实验室和病患服务中心,为美国地区的民众提供诊断测试服务,并透过其人数众多的医疗和科学员工提供详尽的咨询服务。

  目前,美国前三名公司的市场占有率超过60%,市场集中度很高。在欧美和日本等发达国家,独立实验室已经占据临床检验市场的1/3。而中国99%的检验业务仍在医院检验科完成。但相比Quest拥有的3000多项检验项目,中国的大型医院也只有500—1000个项目。2006年收入63亿美元

  Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX) is a United States corporation which provides clinical laboratory services. The company has operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico and through its wholly-owned subsidiary Quest Diagnostics India Pvt. Ltd, a laboratory in India[1] in addition to service locations located in Brazil. Quest Diagnostics also has collaborative agreements internationally with various hospitals and clinics.[2] Quest Diagnostics also has operations in the US Territory of Puerto Rico.[3]

  Quest Diagnostics is a member of the Fortune 500 and the S&P 500. The company's corporate headquarters were previously located in Teterboro, New Jersey where the largest business unit is located. Currently, the corporate headquarters are located in Madison, New Jersey[4] having moved there in October 2007 from Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

奎斯特诊断公司的历史

  • 1967: Founded by Paul A. Brown, MD as Metropolitan Pathology Laboratory, Inc., in New York.
  • 1969: Name Changed to MetPath, Inc., in Teaneck, New Jersey.
  • 1982: MetPath was acquired by what was then known as Corning Glass Works, and subsequently renamed Corning Clinical Laboratories.
  • 1997: Quest Diagnostics becomes an independent company as a spin-off from Corning.
  • 1997: Acquires clinical laboratory division of Branford, CT-based Diagnostic Medical Laboratory, Inc. (DML)[5].
  • 1999: Acquires SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories; GlaxoSmithKline still holds a large portion of Quest Diagnostics stock. The SmithKline Beecham acquisition includes a joint venture ownership with CompuNet Clinical Laboratory
  • 2000: Launch of Six Sigma program leading the charge to raise the quality of healthcare delivery in the United States.
  • 2001: Completes acquisition of Ohio-based MedPlus, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDP), a healthcare technology company.
  • 2002: Completes acquisition of Virginia-based American Medical Laboratories, Inc. (AML) and an affiliated company of AML, LabPortal, Inc., for approximately $500 million in cash.
  • 2003: Completes acquisition of California-based Unilab Corporation (NASDAQ: ULAB) in a transaction valued at approximately $800 million .
  • 2005: Completes acquisition of Kansas-based LabOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LABS) for approximately $934 million.
  • 2006: Completes acquisition of Virginia-based Focus Diagnostics, Inc., an infectious and immunologic disease laboratory, for approximately $185 million in cash.
  • 2007: Quest Diagnostics celebrates its 10th year after being spun off from Corning.
  • 2007: Completes acquisition of Sweden-based Hemocue, a point-of-care diagnostic testing company.
  • 2007: Acquires AmeriPath, becoming the leading provider of cancer diagnostic testing services.
  • 2010: Laid off 70 percent of processor's in Lenexa and have cut costs and employee overtime due to decline of clients, poor sales and poor managment.

参考文献

  1. 2/20/2008 News Release: Birla Sun Life Insurance Names Quest Diagnostics its Exclusive Provider of Health Assessment Services in India.[1]
  2. Quest Diagnostics: Our Growing International Presence[2]
  3. Quest Diagnostics: International Facilities & Operations[3]
  4. 10/24/2007 News Release: Quest Diagnostics Reports Third Quarter Results. Note new location of press release[4]
  5. Quest Diagnostics Acquires Assets Of Diagnostics Medical Laboratory Inc.[5]
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