Just last week I posted about the new EHR being offered by MedPlus Care 360.  In addition they are now offering a 6 month free trial of their e-prescribing solution as well.  Also in the news for Quest was the FDA approval for the test to detect H1N1 Swine flu, and hopefully not too many of us will need that and stay healthy, but if we do, it’s there. 

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to speak with Rohit Nayak from MedPlus about the Care 360 expansion and plans for the upcoming year and you can read more at the link below.  Net income has raised up over 70% on the financials. 

Quest Diagnostics and Health IT – Interview with Rohit Nayak, Vice President of Sales, Clinical Information Solutions Group, MedPlus

Quest/Care 360 is unique in the fact that they have their own offerings as well as coordinating with other Health IT systems and software to include RIO and HIE projects.  We all need our labs and better yet get your tests sent to your PHR with Google Health and HealthVault too.  If you are a physician, use your iPhone to get test results for patients, more information is under the related reading below.  BD 


A relatively mild hurricane season and better investment results boosted Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s third-quarter sales and earnings.

The Madison, N.J.-based molecular diagnostics maker said net revenues for the three months ended Sept. 30 rose 3.9 percent to $1.9 billion, compared with $1.83 billion during the same period last year.

Quarterly net income surged to $192.2 million, up 73.5 percent compared with $110.8 million during the third quarter of 2008.

Quest Diagnostics reports strong performance in third quarter 2009 | MassDevice - Medical Device Industry News

Related Reading:

Quest Diagnostics and Microsoft HealthVault – Connect to get your Lab Results in your PHR
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Quest Diagnostics/MedPlus Centergy(TM) Offers New Technology Benefits – HIE and RHIO
Quest Care360 – Access Patient Lab Results and Medication History from your iPhone
NEPSI – Free E-Prescribing Solutions with Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health
Quest Diagnostics Joins National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative (NEPSI)
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