Eating Green and Clean for a Healthy St. Patrick’s Day

It may be St. Patrick’s Day, but you don’t need the luck of the Irish to increase your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Instead, consider skipping the beer, corned beef and Irish soda bread today, and opting for green fruits and vegetables. Did You Know? Only 1 in 10 U.S. adults eat the […]

GeneDx Turns 20

We’re celebrating something BIG today – our specialty genetics laboratory, GeneDx, turns 20! If you haven’t heard of GeneDx, they are a global leader and pioneer in advanced genetic and genomics testing, and specialize in diagnosing rare and ultra-rare disorders. With over 300 million people in the world living with a rare disease, GeneDx’s 20 […]

“Yes Means Test” During Condom Awareness Month

While February is the month of love, it also serves as Condom Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to remind you to protect yourself and your partner from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) by using condoms. Using condoms every time you have sex not only protects you from STIs and unwanted pregnancies, it’s also a way to […]

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and marks an important opportunity to empower men and women to be more mindful of their heart health, know their cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, however cardiovascular diseases continue to […]

Final LCD for the 4Kscore Test

Have you heard the news that the final Local Coverage Determination (LCD) from the Medicare MAC for the 4Kscore® Test, Novitas, is now effective. The LCD includes defined coverage criteria from Medicare, including required documentation of Shared Decision Making prior to ordering the 4Kscore Test. Full text of the final LCD can be found here. […]

Happy New Year, Healthy You!

The start of any New Year (and decade!) is the perfect time to reset and focus on YOU. And there has never been a better time than now to take control of your health. With the kick-off of 2020, we’re pleased to let all of our patients know that we’re putting the power of health […]

OPKO Health Appoints Jane Pine Wood as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of BioReference Laboratories

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– OPKO Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPK) announces the appointment of Jane Pine Wood, Esq. as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, BioReference Laboratories, effective October 1, 2016. Ms. Wood is a nationally respected healthcare attorney who has been practicing law for 29 years. She specializes in laboratory regulatory and compliance matters, and has counseled more than 500 […]

OPKO Health to Acquire Bio-Reference Laboratories

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– OPKO HEALTH, INC. (NYSE:OPK) and Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRLI) today announced that the companies have signed a definitive merger agreement under which OPKO will acquire Bio-Reference Laboratories. Bio-Reference Laboratories is the third largest full service clinical laboratory in the United States and is known for its innovative technological solutions and pioneering leadership in […]