Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. hosts a Town Hall Meeting with Governor George Allen, kicks off nonpartisan town hall series

Aug 16, 2012, 18:04 ET from HDL, Inc.

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Virginia Governor George Allen, who is seeking election to the U.S. Senate, visited Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.) this afternoon to discuss current affairs in healthcare during a "Town Hall Meeting." He also allotted time for a Q&A where employees were able to voice their questions and concerns regarding current political issues surrounding the healthcare industry and in general. After the town hall meeting, Governor Allen was given a tour of the laboratories in HDL, Inc.

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"It is good for policy makers to come here and speak with us because healthcare is changing so rapidly and so it is important for them to realize how congressional committee decisions impact us as a company," said Tonya Mallory, president and CEO of HDL, Inc.

In an effort to provide HDL, Inc. employees with direct access to Virginia's elected officials and those seeking office, this is the first of a non-partisan series that will continue throughout the year. In addition to inviting more officials in the future, HDL, Inc. welcomes any interest from any official, whether they be democrat or republican, to come and visit the company. This series has been organized with hopes to educate both the policy makers as well as the HDL, Inc. community on the impact healthcare has on the economy, community, and the individual.

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 Health Coaches at no additional cost, improving compliance and enhancing satisfaction. For more information about HDL, Inc., please visit