"We lowered our full-year revenue guidance to reflect softer healthcare utilization," Mr. Rusckowski said. "Despite our reduced outlook for revenues, we maintained our EPS guidance within the previous range due to our confidence in our ability to deliver additional savings through our Invigorate initiative."
Note on Non-GAAP Financial MeasuresAs used in this press release, the term "adjusted" refers to the operating performance measures that exclude restructuring and integration charges and CEO succession costs. Adjusted measures are presented because management believes those measures are useful adjuncts to reported results under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. Adjusted measures should not be considered as an alternative to the corresponding measures determined under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
Conference Call InformationQuest Diagnostics will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss financial results beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time today. The conference call can also be accessed in listen-only mode by dialing 415-228-4961, passcode 3214469. The company suggests participants dial in approximately 10 minutes before the call. A replay of the call may be accessed online at www.QuestDiagnostics.com/investor or by phone at 800-856-2254 for domestic callers or 402-280-9961 for international callers. Telephone replays will be available from 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on July 18 until midnight Eastern Time on August 16, 2013.
Anyone listening to the call is encouraged to read the company's periodic reports, on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion of risk factors and historical results of operations and financial condition in those repor
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