UnitedHealthcare’s Triple Aim Focus Adding More Value for Lab Services

More affordable procedure costs, shorter wait times, higher quality – everyone wants these things from their health care experience. UnitedHealthcare’s Triple Aim focus – improving health care affordability, outcomes and the patient experience – is now adding more value for lab services.     Consider this.  Laboratory services are often the starting point to any medical procedure. During […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Reports Results of COVID-19 Testing for Almost One Quarter of a Million Nursing Home and Live-in Facility Employees

Based on internal data, 29% of nursing home employees tested positive for antibodies Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, BioReference has performed 222,000 COVID-19 PCR and 3,500 antibody tests in over 350 facilities ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced the results of COVID-19 molecular PCR […]

Preferred Lab Network Expansion

UnitedHealthcare Effective July 1, 2020 the following labs will be a part of our Preferred Lab Network: AmeriPath Inc. BioReference Laboratories, Inc. GeneDX Invitae Corporation LabCorp & Subsidiaries Mayo Clinic Laboratories* Millennium Health, LLC Quest Diagnostics, Inc. The Preferred Lab Network consists of currently contracted independent, free-standing laboratory care providers that meet our high standards […]

COVID-19 antibody testing site opens in Doral as Florida cases hit record-breaking high

Fox News Miami (WSVN) MIAMI (WSVN) – A COVID-19 antibody testing site has opened in Doral on the same day the Florida Department of Health reported a record-breaking total of cases for the state. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez addressed the uptick in new reported cases in a video message posted on Thursday. “Now, with the virus spreading […]

Antibody Testing to Start Monday at Site Opening at Miami International Mall

NBC Miami Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Doral Mayor J.C. Bermudez are among those expected to attend Thursday’s grand opening Residents in Miami-Dade County will have a new option when it comes to getting antibody testing during the coronavirus pandemic. BioReference will be testing at the Miami International Mall starting with a grand opening event […]

Going Blue for Men’s Health

National Men’s Health Month, Men’s Health Week and Wear Blue Friday are observed each year in June and serve as reminders for men and their loved ones to take steps to live healthier lives. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, now is more fitting than ever to consider the health and well-being of all men, and […]

Is Population-Scale Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Feasible?

360Dx NEW YORK – As the US looks to restart its economy following the first wave of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, scientists and policymakers are exploring how communities might return to somewhat more normal work and social lives without sparking a repeat of the recent outbreak. A pair of high-profile groups, one associated with non-profit organization […]

Reef Technology partners with Opko’s BioReference Labs for pop-up antibody testing sites

South Florida Business Journal With its latest partnership, Reef Technology has entered the Covid-19 antibody testing business following expansions of its ghost kitchen and last-mile delivery services. The Miami-based company, formerly ParkJockey, has partnered with BioReference Laboratories to launch pop-up testing sites across the nation, starting at the Miami International Mall. As opposed to testing efforts detecting who is […]

HLTH Interview: BioReference’s COVID-19 Response

As the entire world is feeling the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are thankful for the healthcare community, especially to those on the frontlines. On May 15, Dr. Jon Cohen, BioReference’s Executive Chairman spoke with HLTH, a large-scale forum for collaboration across senior leaders from established payers, providers, employers, pharma, startups, and investors, as […]