NEW YORK (360Dx) – Quest Diagnostics announced today that it has acquired certain assets of California Laboratory Associates, or CLA, a clinical lab network serving patients and providers in the Los Angeles area.
The lab and its patients were previously supported by caregivers and the lab at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Quest will add several CLA patient service centers to its network in the San Fernando Valley and neighboring communities. Providence Saint Joseph will continue to operate its lab for hospital patients and certain outside services.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"We look forward to bringing Quest's insight and innovations to more individuals and providers in Southern California," Steve Rusckowski, chairman, president and CEO of Quest Diagnostics, said in a statement, adding that the acquisition would deepen the company's presence in the region.