Quest Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, has confirmed its role as product provider at the InnovHealth 2010 summit in Abu Dhabi. Commenting on the company’s attendance, Quest Diagnostic’s International Business Development director, Robert Quinn said that the company is uniquely positioned to meet the needs and demands of international laboratory services through the network of labs. InnovHealth 2010 provides a forum for discussing the needs and demands. Quest Diagnostics has an employee base of over 43,000 including 900 MDs/PhD’s. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centres, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. According to Quinn, the MENA region has a distinct need for a world class leader in diagnostic laboratory services, according to the research. InnovHealth 2010 – produced by business information company, naseba – is the region’s most up-to-date summit, focusing on the latest developments in healthcare product solutions in medical research, technological development, equipment, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and more.
Several high-profile experts will speak at the event, covering a diverse range of topics. Speakers include the director general of the Health Ministers’ Council for Cooperation States, Dr. Ali Hassan Al Marzooqi, Director, Department of Public Health & Safety, Dubai Health Authority, Baltej S Maini and chief executive officer of Gulf Healthcare International, Mark Adams. Facilitating strategic networking in a five-star environment, the summit invites the region’s high-profile healthcare leaders, all of whom will benefit from informative conference sessions and panel discussions during the two-day summit. According to media reports, Middle East governments are investing heavily in healthcare with the introduction of compulsory health insurance being implemented throughout the region. The region’s healthcare sector is said to stand at $74billion and is projected to grow by 16% annually.
Source: Press release