Author Archives: Erika Erdmann

PM360 2021 Trailblazer Awards Medical Device/Diagnostics Brand Champion Hillary M. Titus

PM360 Hillary M. Titus, Director of External Communications, BioReference Laboratories, Inc. As the world’s leading diagnostics labs raced to develop effective COVID-19 testing programs, BioReference Laboratories’ existing proprietary technology was already far ahead of the competition. However, the small lab was virtually unknown. In order to launch new testing services, BioReference had to become part […]

COVID-19 Game Plan

Getting back to Playing Ball The days are getting shorter, there is a cool crisp in the air, and the leaves are changing colors; it’s undoubtedly fall. The return of the autumnal season also means football has kicked-off, baseball playoffs are here, basketball is just beginning, hockey players are ready to hit the ice, and […]

Richard Schwabacher Named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders List

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ and Chicago, IL (October 6, 2021) – BioReference Laboratories’ Richard Schwabacher is among Modern Healthcare’s 2021 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders. Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders all age 40 or under, who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation […]

Going Pink, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, people all around the world join together for breast cancer awareness and show support for those affected by breast cancer. Women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer[i]. While it is the most common cancer in American women (except for skin cancer), death rates […]

COVID Safety a Priority on Virgin Voyages’ New Ship Set to Sail From Miami

NBC Miami There will be strict COVID-19 protocols in place when Virgin Voyages’ new cruise ship sails out of Miami next month. There’s no question that the cruise industry was hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, but Virgin Voyages has adapted to try and make it a safe experience for their passengers. “Making sure people […]

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, celebrated each September, is a great opportunity to bring awareness to Thyroid Cancer – including detection, care standards, and research to achieve cures. Thyroid Cancer effects about 33,000 women and 12,000 men each year, and causes 1,000 deaths of women and 900 deaths in men, according to the Centers for Disease […]

GeneDx Announces the Sequencing of More Than 300,000 Clinical Patient Exomes

Largest clinical dataset of its kind driving diagnosis and discovery worldwide GAITHERSBURG, MD, Sept. 21, 2021 – GeneDx, Inc., a leader in genomic analysis, a wholly owned subsidiary of BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced it has completed clinical genetic exome sequencing for more than 300,000 patients, making the company’s dataset […]

COVID-19 Testing for Large Employers

As data from public health entities continues to emerge about COVID-19 and the Delta variant, we have learned it is more infectious and leading to increased transmissibility when compared with other variants. With the Delta variant accounting for more than 93% of new COVID-19 cases and being more than 2x as contagious as previous variants, according […]