New England to benefit from Caritas and Quest deal
This article was originally published in Clinica
US in vitro diagnostic products and services provider Quest Diagnostics has broadened its domestic presence by purchasing the physician office outreach business of Caritas Christi Health Care, a community-based hospital network based in New England. Quest (Madison, New Jersey) also agreed an information exchange partnership with Caritas and its network of hospitals. This collaboration will allow patients and physicians in New England expanded access to Quest’s diagnostic testing, information and services. The Caritas network includes hospitals located in Massachusetts, such as St Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Norwood Hospital serving around 600,000 patients annually. Financial terms of the acquisition and the information exchange were not disclosed.