Quest Diagnostics India Recognized as Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program
Quest4Health.com Lauded in Healthcare Category for ‘Visionary Application of Information Technology to Promote Positive Social and Economic Progress’
“Each year, the Computerworld Honors Program seeks to recognize organizations, from a variety of sectors, for their ongoing efforts to utilize technology in order to benefit society,” said
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Each year, the program’s Chairmen’s Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary application of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress.
“With Quest4Health.com, Quest Diagnostics introduced a first in health portals, one that combines online diagnostics and social networking, and that works to spread awareness about prevalent lifestyle diseases and empower patients with information about risks, prevention and treatment,” said Devi Prasad Karuppur, Ph.D., Vice President, International Market Development. “We are honored to receive this industry distinction, and gratified to see healthcare providers, employers and patients in
More than 300 million people comprise India’s middle class, and that number is growing rapidly. Diabetes alone affected 40 million people in
Quest4Health.com, which was developed by Quest Diagnostics India with the support of HCL Technologies Ltd., allows patients, physicians and employers in
Quest Diagnostics began operating its 65,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art laboratory in Gurgaon, a satellite city of
About Quest Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative new diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care. Additional company information is available at: www.QuestDiagnostics.com.
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld’s award-winning Web site (www.computerworld.com), weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past six years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Folio Magazine’s 2006 Gold EDDIE Award for the best technology/computing magazine, the 2004 and 2006 Magazine of the Year Award, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In addition, in 2007 Computerworld’s then editor in chief,
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