Quest Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic information services, has partnered with Tower Health, a regional integrated healthcare system in Pennsylvania, to help enhance the quality and value of its diagnostic services.
Under the multi-year agreement Quest will provide laboratory supply chain expertise, including the purchase of capital equipment, supplies, and reagents. Quest will also continue to perform reference testing for Tower, in addition to further exploring additional opportunities that drive long-term value for both organizations.
“We are excited to team up with Tower Health, a leading healthcare provider in Pennsylvania,” says Jim Davis, CEO and president, Quest Diagnostics. “As more people return to care and hospitals contend with post-COVID-19 challenges, hospital systems like Tower Health are turning to Quest for help on executing their lab strategy, taking advantage of our expertise, innovation, and scale so they can focus on caring for patients and the community.”
Tower Health provides healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. Quest will support three hospitals within the Tower Health network: Reading Hospital; Phoenixville Hospital; and Pottstown Hospital.
“We are pleased to partner with Quest Diagnostics to help us streamline and enhance our lab operations,” says Tower Health president and CEO P. Sue Perrotty. “The ability to leverage Quest’s purchasing power for equipment and supplies and their expertise in supply chain logistics allows us to continue to do what we do best: provide high-quality care to our patients.”