Lab Quality Confab 2016 Sponsors

The Dark Report and the Lab Quality Confab staff would like to extend a special thanks to our 2016 sponsors, whose support contributes immensely to the success of the conference!

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the BD-logo-2016world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes.

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated tobeckman-200 advancing and optimizing the laboratory.  For more than 80 years, Beckman Coulter has been a partner of choice for clinical laboratories and helps healthcare professionals advance patient care through laboratory excellence.  Beckman Coulter’s instruments, systems and tests help streamline processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs and speed the delivery of results.  As a global leader, we are devoted to providing comprehensive solutions that target a number of diagnostic disciplines for laboratories of all sizes, including laboratory automation, chemistry, immunoassay, hematology, flow cytometry, urinalysis, molecular diagnostics, microbiology and information systems.  Beckman Coulter is dedicated to advancing healthcare for every person and moving healthcare forward.

The hc1® Healthcare Relationship Cloud® enables health systems, hc1-logo-200px-finaldiagnostic labs, post acute care, and ancillary service providers to personalize the healthcare experience for patients and providers throughout the entire care journey. hc1 has been adopted across more than 900 locations around the globe and has processed over 2.5 billion clinical transactions to date, generating more than 30 million consumer profiles enabling a five star service experience for industry leaders including Cleveland Clinic, Alere, Sonic Healthcare and AmeriPath. The company has received accolades from Gartner Research and was named “Best Healthcare CRM for Diagnostic Laboratories” by Frost & Sullivan

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is a medical society serving more CAP_logo_rgbthan 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 7,800 laboratories in more than 50 countries and serves approximately 20,000 laboratories that are enrolled in the CAP’s proficiency testing programs.

Siemens Healthineers is committed to becoming the trustedsiemens-new-2016-200-PNG2 partner of healthcare providers worldwide, enabling them to improve patient outcomes while reducing costs.  Driven by our long legacy of engineering excellence and our pioneering approach to developing the latest advancements, we are a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, clinical IT, and services.  Siemens Healthineers is dedicated to helping our partners be successful – clinically, operationally and financially – from prevention through diagnosis and treatment.

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.

When UPS® transports a specimen, ups-200It’s a Patient, not a Package®.  We start with optimized clinician on-boarding and a portal designed to streamline pick-ups and signal your lab that a specimen is ready.  Critical shipments receive enhanced monitoring and intervention with UPS Proactive Response® while reaching your lab earlier improves turn-around-time.

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics delivers ortho-clinical-diagnostics_black-200high-quality in vitro diagnostic products that give healthcare professionals around the world the knowledge they need to make better treatment decisions sooner. Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics serves the transfusion medicine community with donor screening and blood typing products to ensure every patient receives blood that is safe.  Ortho Clinical Diagnostics also brings sophisticated testing technologies, automation, and interpretation tools to clinical laboratories worldwide to help them run more efficiently and improve patient care.

Visiun, Inc. is the leading provider of performance analytics to theVisiun logo laboratory industry. Visiun’s flagship product, Performance Insight™, goes far beyond simplecharting by delivering unsurpassed analytics that provide immediate insight and identifies root causes of performance problems.  With Performance Insight, laboratories can visualize everything that is happening in the lab on a daily basis including turnaround time, quality, productivity/workflow, blood product utilization, test utilization, population health, and more.  Performance Insight has helped hundreds of labs across the nation realize dramatic improvements. Contact us today for a demonstration of the power, flexibility, and ease of use that Performance Insight can bring to your management team.

Milestone develops pre-analytical standardization tools, macromilestone digital imaging systems, and rapid tissue processors, which enable laboratory professionals to produce quality results by standardizing tissue handling and preparation from the surgical suite to completion of processing.

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in-vitro diagnostics BIOM_LOGO_TAGLINE-2016-PNGfor more than 50 years, provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments, software) which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.  Its products are used for diagnosing infectious diseases and providing high medical value results for positive patient outcome.  They are also used for detecting microorganisms in agri-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.  As part of bioMérieux’s commitment to technical and scientific development, we are pleased to sponsor this educational scholarship for the Lab Quality Confab to engage future scientists.

As a nonprofit, academic enterprise of the University of Utah and its ArupDepartment of Pathology, ARUP believes in collaborating, sharing knowledge, and contributing to laboratory science in ways that benefit our clients and their patients. ARUP’s test menu is one of the broadest in the industry, encompassing more than 3,000 assays. We offer comprehensive testing in the areas of genetics, molecular oncology, and pediatrics, among others.  Offering analytics, consulting, and decision support services, ARUP provides clients with the utilization management tools necessary to prosper in this time of value-based care. Our UM+ program helps clients control utilization, reduce costs, and improve patient care.



Lab Quality Confab 2016 exhibitors

Our exhibitors are a big part of the Lab Quality Confab community.
Take some time to get to know them during this year’s conference!

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A limited number of sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for our 2016 event. Please contact Jill Pierce at 415-302-7882 or email