Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.) Named One of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia

Nov 19, 2012, 13:11 ET from Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc.

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a CAP accredited leader in health management, was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of "Best Places to Work" was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

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"Health Diagnostic Laboratory has a gift—our employees' enthusiasm for teamwork, innovation, and sharing the importance of our mission to beat cardiovascular disease and diabetes. One of our key core values at HDL, Inc. is to compete to be the best and our employees continue to do just that," said Scott Blackwell, Chief Culture Officer at HDL, Inc.

This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of a total of 80 companies, split into three groups: 39 small employers (fewer than 100 employees), 15 mid-sized employers (100-250 employees), and 26 large-sized employers (more than 250 employees). Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia in the large employer category.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

- Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity

- Be a publicly or privately held business

- Have a facility in the state of Virginia

- Have at least 15 employees working in Virginia

- Must be in business a minimum of 1 year

Organizations from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

The rankings of the 3rd annual Best Places to Work in Virginia will be unveiled and published in the February 2013 issue of Virginia Business. 

"Our employees demonstrate a certain passion for Health Diagnostic Laboratory that I have not seen in many other companies' employees. This is what sets our company apart from others -- our compassion for each other and our mission. It is very humbling to be recognized once more for our work environment—which would not be possible without the greatness of our employees," said Tonya Mallory, CEO and Co-founder of HDL, Inc.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit

About Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc.

Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a CAP accredited leader in health management, offers a comprehensive test menu of risk factors and biomarkers for cardiovascular and related diseases. Our systematic approach identifies factors contributing to disease and provides a basis for effective treatment, allowing physicians to more effectively manage patients.  As an added value, patients receive a personalized overview of their risk factors along with intensive counseling from expert Personal Health Coaches at no additional cost, improving compliance and enhancing satisfaction. For more information about HDL, Inc. and its mission, please visit

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