Lab Quality Confab 2017 Sponsors

The Dark Report and the Lab Quality Confab staff would like to extend a special thanks to our 2017 sponsors, whose support contributed immensely to the success of last year’s conference!

BIOM_LOGO_TAGLINE-2016-PNGbioMérieux, Inc, Pioneering Diagnostics – A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years, bioMérieux is present in more than 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors. In 2016, revenues reached €2,103 million, with 90% of international sales.  bioMérieux 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 mainly used for diagnosing infectious diseases. They are also used for detecting microorganisms in agri-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

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.

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world 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.

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.

4medica‘s cloud-based interoperability and clinical interfacing solutions provide real-time access to patient centric, clinically integrated data from multiple care-setting sources. Our lab, pathology, radiology and hospital ADT connectivity platform is fully integrated within the 4medica web-based provider portal, and well known for its sophisticated test ordering and reporting capabilities.  Our advanced Clinical Data Exchange (ClinXdata) clearinghouse platform helps commercial labs, specialty labs, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and physicians clinically integrate to reduce costs, eliminate data entry errors, and improve care coordination at the point of decision.

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.

Joint Commission Laboratory accreditation provides an integrated process that elevates the critical impact laboratory services has on an organization. Using employed surveyors to review your laboratory, we are able to enhance the value of the on-site survey by bringing consistent, focused, in-depth expertise and leading practices to your laboratory.

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc is an in vitro diagnostics company dedicated to providing solutions for the global challenge of antibiotic resistance and healthcare-associated infections. The company’s Accelerate Pheno™ system, and Accelerate PhenoTest™ BC kit, provide phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility results from positive blood cultures 1-2 days faster, enabling earlier optimized antibiotic treatment.

ThermoFisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Through our Thermo Scientific brand, we help customers accelerate innovation and enhance productivity. Thermo Fisher Scientific supplies innovative solutions for the world’s anatomical pathology industry. With applications that span cancer diagnostic and research processes – from grossing and tissue processing through imaging and archiving – we provide a broad range of instruments and consumables including tissue processors, sectioning instruments, stainers, cover slippers and a full suite of labeling and tracking solutions including the groundbreaking Thermo Scientific™ Arcos™ tissue block management system.

Visiun logoVisiun, Inc. is the leading provider of performance analytics to the laboratory 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, 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.

Bio-Rad Laboratories is a leading global clinical diagnostics and life sciences company. We are focused on meeting the diagnostic testing needs of our customers in all areas of the hospital and reference laboratories. Bio-Rad delivers on this commitment by offering a broad portfolio of quality products backed by superior service.  Bio-Rad holds leadership position in diabetes monitoring, quality control (QC) system, autoimmune testing, HIV test systems, blood bank reagents and instrumentation.

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.

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is a full-service, national reference laboratory dedicated to providing world-class care. Our laboratories offer high-quality, clinically impactful pathology and laboratory diagnostics services combined with readily available consultation from experienced pathologists and laboratory scientists.  We share one goal: to provide world-class reference laboratory services and outstanding customer care.


Lab Quality Confab 2017 Exhibitors

A big thank you to our 2017 exhibitors, who are a big part of the Lab Quality Confab community!




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A limited number of sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for our 2018 event. Please contact Jill Pierce at 415-302-7882 or email