Community & Giving: Quest Diagnostics Sponsors Rock Health to Support Early Stage Development of Emerging Health Care Applications
Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced a partner-level sponsorship of San Francisco-based Rock Health, the first high-tech incubator for emerging health care apps.
Quest Diagnostics will provide Rock Health with access to the company's experts in diagnostic testing, including leading specialists in Cancer, Infectious Disease, Cardiovascular Disease and Neurology.
“Quest Diagnostics believes emerging mobile and Web-based technologies can dramatically improve patient access to personal health information and support overall wellness,” said Dr. Jon Cohen, Chief Medical Officer, Quest Diagnostics. “We are pleased to work with Rock Health and its sponsors and member companies to lend our expertise in this effort to usher in a new era in health care technology.”
Quest Diagnostics joins Rock Health’s previously announced 2011 partners Microsoft HealthVault, QualComm Wireless Health, the California Healthcare Foundation and Ballou PR. Founding partners include Mayo Clinic, Cincinnati Children’s and Harvard Medical School.
Rock Health’s mission is to nurture the next generation of the digital health ecosystem. By bringing together the brightest minds in technology and healthcare, Rock Health provides crucial funding, mentorship and operational support to high-potential, early stage start-ups. Additional information about the organization and its members is available at www.RockHealth.com