Author Archives: Erika Erdmann

Pandemic Sports Playbook: Meet our Teams Backing the Big Game

February is a big month in the world of sports, from skills competitions to international qualifiers – and the game we’ve all been waiting for. As the competition kicks off in Los Angeles, we’re highlighting the critical plays that go into supporting your favorite teams with COVID-19 testing.  Pandemic Sports Playbook: Meet our Teams Backing […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas during COVID-19

February brings the season of love, but welcoming another Valentine’s Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic may still have its challenges. Consider some COVID-19-friendly ways to help celebrate Valentine’s Day 2022 safely. Valentine’s Day Ideas during COVID-19 As we continue to navigate the persistent Omicron variant, coming up with Valentine’s Day ideas might still take some […]

American Heart Month | Your Diet Makes a Difference

Heart shapes may be popping up on candies and cards with Valentine’s Day around the corner, but this month, consider showing your heart some love. February also brings American Heart Month, an opportunity to bring awareness to heart disease and the importance of cardiovascular health. American Heart Month | Your Diet Makes a Difference Heart […]

Celebrating One Year with Scarlet Health®

How do you measure a year? It’s hard to believe that it has been one year since we first introduced Scarlet Health®. Combined with the magic of a new year, we are reflecting on everything that Scarlet accomplished in the past twelve months. Acceleration of Telemedicine While the pandemic kept people at home, the adoption […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Each January brings the opportunity to discuss a topic of great importance in women’s health – cervical cancer. Learning more about cervical cancer and how testing is performed for early detection can help you know your risk. Here, we offer an overview of the disease and the importance of cervical cancer screening. Cervical Cancer Awareness […]

Thyroid Awareness | Get to Know the Gland

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), more than 12 percent of the United States population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. Although most thyroid diseases are life-long conditions, the ATA advises that they can be managed with medical attention.1 Thyroid Awareness | Get to Know the Gland This January, observe Thyroid Awareness […]

Gestalt Diagnostics’ AI-based digital pathology platform adopted for clinical use by large U.S. lab

The Spokesman-Review Local health sciences company Gestalt Diagnostics says it has achieved a significant milestone by using artificial intelligence and digital pathology to improve patient care. BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company that serves more than 19 million patients per year, has adopted Gestalt Diagnostics’ digital pathology platform in combination with an algorithm developed by […]

Kick-Start Your New Year’s Resolution – Know More about Your Health

The arrival of a new year often sparks inspiration for setting new intentions. As many of us consider making New Year health resolutions, a good starting point may be getting to know more about your health and wellness through an annual visit to your healthcare provider. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this approach could be […]

What Holiday Activities are Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Each year, the holiday season brings opportunities for festive fun. However, with the emergence of the Omicron variant amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, planning for safe holiday activities could still be a challenge. Though reducing your risk of exposure to COVID-19 to zero may be difficult – here, we offer a few creative holiday activities, […]

MVP Health Care Offers On-Demand COVID-19 PCR Testing and Laboratory Collections

First regional health plan to offer innovative digital platform providing safe and affordable diagnostic services Schenectady, NY — December 21, 2021 — MVP Health Care(MVP) today announced a collaboration  with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company, to offer MVP members medically necessary COVID-19 testing, bloodwork, and other diagnostic tests in the comfort of their homes. MVP, […]