More than 450 attendees participate in the week-long education and networking event
Tucson, Ariz., July 14, 2016--Sunquest Information Systems Inc. and the Sunquest User Group (SUG) Inc., are hosting over 450 customers, industry partners and employees this week at the SUG 2016 conference in Tucson, Arizona. The event, which runs July 11-15 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, includes about 200 concurrent educational sessions on a variety of industry topics, including healthcare trends, regulatory changes, new product enhancements, interoperability and patient safety.
“This year’s theme is ‘Soaring to New Heights,’ which perfectly captures the current opportunities we have to gain new perspectives, challenge the status quo and observe the world around us during this most exciting decade in healthcare,” said Matthew Hawkins, president of Sunquest. “Our customers have been eager to gain new perspectives on the industry and the numerous technological and scientific advancements that are impacting the delivery of high-quality, affordable and safe patient care. Sunquest clients love this annual meeting because of the many opportunities to network with their peers, meet with members of the Sunquest team and bring back meaningful learnings to elevate the strategic value of their own world-class laboratories.”
This year’s SUG highlights include a full-day Executive Summit featuring industry leaders and discussions on the innovations and trends impacting laboratories and health systems. In addition, the Anatomic Pathology Supersession focused on digital transformation, digital trends, genomic testing and automation. In the exhibit hall, attendees have opportunities to see demonstrations of the latest Sunquest releases, meet with exhibitors and learn about products and services to extend the capabilities of their Sunquest systems. The conference also features a fun run/walk and several evening events to meet casually with other attendees.
“We have customers that return to this event year after year because they find tremendous value in the many educational and networking opportunities,” said Hawkins. “I’m thrilled by the excellent feedback we have received again this year, thanks to the efforts of SUG Inc. and the Sunquest team.”
About Sunquest Information Systems
Sunquest Information Systems Inc. provides laboratory information systems to more than 1,700 laboratories. Since 1979, Sunquest has helped laboratories across the world optimize financial results, enhance efficiency and improve the quality of patient care. The company’s singular focus on diagnostic innovation has delivered solutions that offer unique support for complex testing, enable community-wide connectivity and can be used at the point-of-care. Headquartered in Tucson, AZ, with offices in the United Kingdom and India, Sunquest is a global leader in healthcare information technology. For more information, visit http://www.sunquestinfo.com.