Lab Quality Confab attracts hundreds of attendees annually, and is the
gold-standard event for administrators, directors, and managers from hospitals, laboratories, and pathology groups, as well as lab industry consultants and vendors! This conference provides you with an unmatched opportunity to gain recognition among the lab profession’s most accomplished leaders, as they learn best practices in process improvement and quality management systems such as Lean, Six Sigma, and ISO from the experts, and exchange ideas
with their peers.

There’s no better opportunity to raise the profile of your company,
while capturing the attention of those individuals actively looking to boost performance, productivity, and quality in their labs.

To discuss event sponsorship opportunities for Lab Quality Confab 2020, please contact Jim Whitehurst at 727-417-4466 or email

Lab Quality Confab 2019 Corporate Benefactors

The Dark Report and the Lab Quality Confab staff would like to extend a special thanks to our 2019 Benefactors, whose support contributed immensely to the success of the conference!

As the world’s largest organization of board-certified pathologists and leading provider of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing programs, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. For more information, read the 2018 CAP Annual Report at CAP.ORG.

Inpeco is a global leader in Clinical Laboratory automation and sampleInpeco logo traceability, designing cutting-edge automation solutions for both outside and inside the clinical labs, to achieve process improvements while simplifying the biological sample processing. Inpeco robots secure fully automated tasks, limit the possibility of human errors in the laboratory process and make the sample journey 100% traceable. With an installed base of over 2000 systems around the world, Inpeco is a key player in the market, providing quality and rapid results to allow clinicians to deliver better care.

MediaLab is a leading provider of cloud-based laboratory software solutions MediaLab Inc_LOGOworldwide since 2001. We believe in using quality-driven processes and intuitive tools that address the compliance needs of the modern clinical laboratory. We’re eager to hear about your lab’s unique needs and help to improve your effectiveness and efficiency on a continuous basis. Simplify your current processes with MediaLab’s suite of integrated products to manage your laboratory’s quality and compliance activities, including streamlined management of laboratory documents, continuing education, training activities, competency assessment, accreditation, and nonconforming events.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient siemens-new-2016-200-PNG2outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.  As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.

When UPS® transports a specimen, It’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.

U.S. HealthTek is your full-service laboratory IT consulting company. US_HealthtekEach service-focused team member has extensive lab experience that allows them to start on Day 1 knowing first-hand what your daily challenges are. In addition to our project management and consulting services, we offer products designed to meet the specific needs of our clients, from Data Solutions like test mapping, coding, and translations, to Business Solutions like supply ordering, client relationship management, an online directory of services, and more. When you combine these exceptional products with our unmatched service, you’ll see why we deliver results, time after time.

Thanks To Our 2019 Sponsors

We would also like to extend a big thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

Ideagen provides quality, safety, audit, performance, and Ideagen_Corp_logo-2019risk management software that helps the world’s leading brands to achieve operational excellence, ensure compliance, and prevent undesirable events.  Working with over 140 Medical Pathology labs worldwide, Ideagen recognises the importance of delivering a holistic solution that meets the specific needs of sector, providing a platform that fosters a culture of shared learning and best practice. Ideagen’s Q-Pulse, our eQMS, has helped laboratories achieve and maintain  ISO 15189 accreditation, transform their operational processes. and substantially decrease the time spent on compliance activities.

Velox Express is a full service, dependable courier service supporting our satisfied customers with all their shipping needs, specializing in time sensitive deliveries. Velox can deliver you same day service across the city, county, state or country. Our experience and dedication ensure your packages arrive safely and on time, every time. Velox has been successfully warehousing and offering distribution services, local deliveries, STAT work, routed deliveries and expedited shipping for clients just like you for over 20 years.

In 1993 COLA was granted deemed status by CMS to provide laboratory accreditation.  As a leading new_logo_cola-2019laboratory accreditor in the United States, COLA is the only laboratory accreditation provider that operates its accreditation program in accordance with a quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2015.  This means we offer our customers a unique, standardized program and staff dedicated to satisfaction and laboratory quality.  Our surveyors and technical advisors are guided by a coaching approach and uncomplicated quality engineered processes.  Laboratories of all types and sizes are evaluated and mentored to produce accurate test results and meet CLIA regulations., the leader in cloud-based high-value care solutions, lives by ensuring the right patient gets the right test and the right prescription at the right time. By transforming lab data into personalized healthcare insights, our solutions enable healthcare organizations to deliver on the promise of optimized prescribing and high-value care.

Visiun, Inc. is the leading provider of performance analytics to the laboratoryVisiun logo industry. Visiun’s flagship product, Performance Insight™, goes far beyond simple charting 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, anatomic pathology, AKI detection, 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.

4medica‘s award winning cloud-based Clinical Interoperability and Big Data Management healthcare solutions provide real-tome access to patient-centric data from multiple care-setting sources. Our lab, pathology, radiology and hospital connectivity platform is fully integrated with the 4medica Perfect Order for Perfect Payment™ platform, and well known for its sophisticated test ordering and reporting capabilities.  With payment reimbursements declining due to PAMA, insurance denials increasing, the 4medica Perfect Order for Perfect Payment™ platform and 4medica ClinXdata® Clinical Data Exchange clearinghouse helps commercial labs, specialty labs, hospital labs, outpatient facilities, and physicians clinically integrate to reduce rising healthcare costs, eliminate expensive data entry errors, improve patient-centric care and increase billable revenue.

Lab Quality Confab 2019 Exhibitors

A big thank you to our 2019 exhibitors, who are a big part of the Lab Quality Confab community!

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A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available for our
2020 event.
For more information on how to be a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Jim Whitehurst at