Sunquest Information Systems and CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories have announced a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the world of pathology workflow. The landmark partnership will address key industry challenges related to case reporting, integration of molecular and genetic technologies, and easy synoptic reporting.

Sunquest and CellNetix share the vision of improving diagnostic healthcare and patient safety, and leading the way for anatomic pathology. Based in Tucson, Sunquest has more than 30 years of experience, serving more than 1,700 laboratories and over 300,000 end-users worldwide. CellNetix is a dynamic, rapidly growing private pathology company headquartered in Seattle, and serving hospitals and clinics throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Oregon. The company employs more than 50 pathologists, and provides comprehensive subspecialized anatomic pathology services at its central state-of-the-art anatomic pathology laboratory in Seattle.


Matthew J. Hawkins

“Sunquest takes great pride in being the market leader in anatomic pathology, and I am excited about expanding our relationship with CellNetix” says Matt Hawkins, president of Sunquest. “This strategic partnership not only shows our deep dedication to PowerPath and its development, but our ongoing commitment to product innovation as a whole and anatomic pathology specifically.”


Don Howard, MD, PhD

“The delivery of the highest quality anatomic pathology services is critically dependent on having a state-of-the-art laboratory information system,” says Donald Howard, MD, PhD, CEO and chairman of CellNetix. “The partnership between Sunquest and CellNetix brings together two visionary organizations with the passion and ability to create the finest AP LIS in the world.”

Sunquest has a rich and deep understanding of the unique workflow needs of pathologists and pathology labs, and is committed to leading the industry in further pathology innovations. As further demonstration of Sunquest’s commitment to being the leading pathology workflow and technology partner, the company continues to innovate its CoPathPlus anatomic pathology solution through rich interactions with its clients, including a long-standing strategic partnership with Partners HealthCare.