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November 24, 2015

AZ Business Magazine

Sonora Quest Laboratories teams up with Safeway

Sonora Quest Laboratories announced today a collaboration with Safeway to open Sonora Quest Laboratories Patient Service Centers within select Safeway stores in Arizona, with the first now open in north Scottsdale. The Patient Service Centers will provide consumers access to convenient lab testing inside Safeway stores, directly next to the pharmacy.

This retail collaboration will offer Arizona residents increased convenience with the same quality patient care they would receive at any one of Sonora Quest Laboratories’ 70 Patient Service Centers, with or without a doctor’s order. In addition to accessible full-service retail locations, Sonora Quest Laboratories offers time saving online tools for patients to schedule appointments, order their own tests through the My Lab ReQuest™ solution and securely receive their lab results online or via mobile device.

“The endeavor between Sonora Quest Laboratories and Safeway is an investment in innovative capabilities in this new era of health care consumerism,” said Christina Noble, Vice President of Business Development with Sonora Quest Laboratories. “We are proud to work closely with Safeway to continue our mission of empowering consumers to manage their health by offering laboratory testing in a unique and convenient way through one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States. Customers can expect the same friendly services with the most accurate and up-to-date diagnostic capabilities, whether they have a doctor’s order for lab work or they’re shopping for a My Lab ReQuest™ wellness health profile.”

For 20 years, Sonora Quest Laboratories has been the state’s leading laboratory provider fostering collaborative relationships between providers and patients for the best possible outcomes. Today, Sonora Quest Laboratories takes a new step with a Fortune 100 company to expand patient and consumer access points to their services whether it’s a traditional physician ordered test or Direct Access Testing offered through a new service called My Lab ReQuest™. The laboratory’s accreditation from the College of American Pathologists ensures consistent quality and accuracy of testing for all patients.  These services offer consumers more choice, flexibility and control over their own health in a convenient and efficient way.

Sonora Quest Laboratories and Safeway will offer this new access to consumers with the first location now open at the Safeway located at 32551 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85266, and a second location opening at 3132 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Ariz. 85016 on Nov. 30. For more information, visit