INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — A strategic relationship has been formed between Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) and New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) on several outcome-based programs designed to improve the health care experience.
The companies will work together to try to improve care delivery efficiency and to reduce costs with programs and tools to ultimately create pricing transparency, enhance consumer engagement and improve operations. The work will focus on clients in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Quest Diagnostics,” said Paul Marchetti, Senior VP Health Care Management of Anthem, Inc. “Quest’s tools and programs will provide critical insights to enable better health care for the consumers and communities we serve.”
“We value our relationship with Anthem, and are excited about the framework of this agreement,” said Jim Davis, executive vice president, General Diagnostics of Quest Diagnostics. “We look forward to demonstrating how our innovative solutions can help Anthem drive improvements in health care.”