Author Archives: Erika Erdmann

National Women’s Health Week – Making Your Health a Priority

Mother’s Day kicks off a special health observance each year – National Women’s Health Week. Driven by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, this annual initiative encourages women of all ages to check in on their individual health needs. Here, we’re breaking down information about some common health concerns […]

Allergic Asthma and Common Triggers

Along with warmer weather and blooming flowers, the month of May brings Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – a time to draw attention to these conditions and how they can intersect. More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and allergic asthma […]

GeneDx has been acquired by Sema4

Effective May 2nd, GeneDx, formerly a subsidiary of BioReference, has been acquired by Sema4. We’d like to take a moment to reflect on the work that BioReference and GeneDx have accomplished together – helping hundreds of thousands of patients benefit from genomic information to make important health decisions.   At BioReference | GenPath, we remain committed to […]

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals | Lab Week 2022

Each year, the last week of April brings a special time to recognize the dedicated individuals at the core of BioReference – Laboratory Professionals. Since 1975, the American Society of Laboratory Science (ASCLS), with the support of 17 national organizations, has taken this time to observe the contributions of laboratory professionals to the field of […]

5 Things to Know About Testicular Cancer

In 2022, it’s estimated that 9,910 new cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.1 This April, for Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting some key information to help raise awareness and encourage education – read on for five important things to know about testicular cancer. […]

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health | STI Awareness Month

The birds and the bees are buzzing in April with the arrival of spring – what better time to bring sexual health into the conversation for STI Awareness Month. Whether you call them sexually transmitted infections (STI) or sexually transmitted diseases (STD) – it’s important to talk about this crucial component of sexual and overall […]

BioReference adds Cue Clinic dashboard to point-of-care clinics

LabPulse.com Healthcare technology company Cue Health and BioReference Laboratories have announced that the Cue Clinic dashboard point-of-care solution will be made available to BioReference’s clinical customers, including healthcare providers and point-of-care clinics in the U.S., as part of BioReference’s product lineup. The Cue Clinic dashboard offers analytics, reporting solutions, and application programming interface (API) integrations […]

Seasonal Allergies and the Symptom Threshold

Spring is here, bringing blooming flowers, budding trees and for many Americans – the allergies that come along with them. While allergy sufferers may chalk their symptoms up to usual suspects like hay fever, multiple allergies could be at play that can affect your body’s response. Here, we examine some seasonal allergy basics, the symptom […]

Cue Health and BioReference Laboratories Bring Point-of-Care Solutions to the Clinical Setting

Cue Health debuts Cue Clinic™ dashboard to give healthcare providers more choice and control over patient care as part of BioReference’s product offering SAN DIEGO and ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cue Health Inc. (“Cue”) (Nasdaq: HLTH), the healthcare technology company behind one of the country’s most accurate COVID-19 tests and BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (“BioReference”), today announced […]

4 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness for the importance of kidney health and the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the United States 37 million adults are estimated to have CKD according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 Here, we’re highlighting important facts about kidney disease including […]