Thanks To Our 2014 Corporate Benefactors

The Dark Report and the Lab Quality Confab staff would like to extend a special thanks to our 2014 benefactors, whose support contributed immensely to the success of our event:

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) cap
is a medical society serving more than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care. The CAP accredits more than 7,000 laboratories in more than 50 countries and serves approximately 22,000 laboratories that are enrolled in the CAP’s proficiency testing programs.

As a global leader in diagnostics and pharmaceuticals, Roche Roche250
is focused on helping patients live longer, healthier lives. We are leading the way in developing tests and customized treatments that enable personalized healthcare solutions, tailored to the needs of unique groups of patients. For more information, visit

Thanks To Our 2014 Sponsors

The Dark Report and the Lab Quality Confab staff would like to extend a special thanks and to acknowledge the valuable support provided by those who sponsored speakers, sessions, and services that contributed immensely to the success of our 2014 event:


Sysmex America, Inc. offers fully automated
hematology, sysmex200coagulation and urinalysis analyzers as well as middleware decision support software. Hematology solutions include integrated slide making/staining, tube sorting/archiving and Hg A1c, allowing labs to automate more than 90% of EDTA tubes and achieve paperless autovalidation of more than 85% of hematology samples.

Sunquest Information Systems, Inc.
SunquestSunquest is the market leader in the laboratory, delivering diagnostic information technology and outreach solutions designed to fulfill the business objectives of today’s healthcare leaders. Sunquest is committed to providing comprehensive solutions that deliver quality diagnoses, optimize efficiency, improve patient safety, and respond to a changing market. Sunquest has redefined the lab, empowering its partners to turn results into knowledge.

ARUP Laboratories is a leading national referenceArup laboratory
and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. Serving clients across the United States, ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays.

The hc1® Healthcare Relationship Cloud ™ an amazing healthcare experience for providers and patients by optimizing the way laboratories, radiology groups, and health systems manage their provider and patient experience across the continuum of care. A winner of the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award, is in use across 500 healthcare locations across the globe. Learn more at

Chi Solutions is a healthcare consultancy
Chifocused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic departments. We are passionate, outcome-oriented individuals who bring exceptional experience and knowledge to the industry with expertise in strategic options, outreach, operations improvement, financial services, and management services.

Healthcare systems globally facabbott-logoe
unprecedented challenges. To help labs meet these challenges, Abbott’s Lean Consulting Team has examined the entire workflow of a specimen to provide laboratories with optimal efficiency. Abbott has also introduced two next generation automation solutions to help eliminate error-prone processes: the ACCELERATOR® a3600, a total laboratory automation system and, the ACCELERATOR® p540, a standalone system, allowing laboratorians to focus on what matters most: producing accurate patient results.

To effectively perform their role in orchard-softwarethe future of healthcare, laboratories will need a strategic, long-term
lab informatics partner and integration expert, focused on the diagnostic laboratory and the structure of the data it provides for workflow enhancement, integration, cost-reduction, and analytics. Orchard’s Laboratory Information Systems are utilized by more than 1,300 laboratories across the country—including all types and sizes of physician groups, clinics, hospitals, and independent reference laboratories. Orchard’s success comes from our focus on the laboratory and our commitment to partner with our customers to develop, deliver, integrate, and support the very best lab information systems.

Viewics transforms the way healthcare
organizations utilize their data to increase profits and improve quality. Our flagship business intelligence solution, Viewics Health Insighter (VHI), is designed for organizations which face challenges accessing actionable clinical, financial and operational analytics. Viewics builds a secure multi-departmental data platform that scales across all of your organization’s information needs, providing the insights you need to run your entire business, at your fingertips. VHI is a fully managed end-to-end solution, from data extraction to interactive dashboards that can be easily understood, customized and shared. With Viewics’ rapid implementation process and robust support, organizations are able to drive value immediately.

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Visiun, Inc. offers the industry’s leading Dashboard for laboratory management. Visiun’s Performance Insight™ goes far beyond simple charting by delivering unsurpassed analytics that provides immediate insight and identifies root causes of performance problems.  Performance Insight has helped over 100 labs realize dramatic improvements in performance, quality and productivity. Contact us today for a demonstration of the power, flexibility, and ease of use that Performance Insight™ brings to your management team.


Attendees visited with these quality Exhibitors during
Lab Quality Confab 2014:

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Bioleen TELCOR
Paradigm orchard-software sysmex200
 cap Roche250 abbott-logo
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