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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 […]

Penguins’ COVID-19 Tester Has Become Part of the Family

NHL.com Nurse Guyanna Runion Ackison has done an outstanding job taking care of the team behind the scenes At the end of last season, Guyanna Runion Ackison, a nurse who handles the team’s COVID-19 testing through BioReference Laboratories, got a text from Penguins VP of communications Jen Bullano Ridgley saying that Sidney Crosby had left her something […]

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 […]

Many in New York Can Now Get COVID Tests Sent To Home ‘Like Uber’ Read More: Many in New York Can Now Get COVID Tests Sent To Home ‘Like Uber’

Hudson Valley Post A new partnership is bringing at-home COVID tests directly to your home. Officials say it’s as easy as ordering “an Uber.” According to the CDC, COVID-19 cases in Hudson Valley rose by 25 percent in the last week. COVID hospitalizations across New York topped 12,000 on Monday for the first time since […]

NFL requiring coaches, team staff to get COVID-19 boosters

The Associated Press The NFL is requiring coaches, front-office staff and team personnel to receive a COVID-19 booster by Dec. 27. In a memo sent to teams on Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, the league said: “Given the increased prevalence of the virus in our communities, our experts have recommended that we implement […]

OPKO Health Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the 4Kscore® Test

MIAMI, Dec. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OPKO’s 4Kscore Test. This test is approved for use in men age 45 and older who have not had a prior prostate biopsy or are biopsy negative and have an age-specific abnormal total PSA and/or […]

Richard Schwabacher, Senior Vice President, Digital Health and Chief Digital Officer, named finalist for the title of New York CIO of the Year, ORBIE Awards

In case you missed it: Richard Schwabacher, Senior Vice President, Digital Health and Chief Digital Officer, was named a Corporate Finalist for the New York CIO of the Year, for the CIO ORBIE Awards 2021. Skip to the 1:50 mark in the Corporate Finalist video to hear Richard discuss digital transformation and use of technology […]

Red Wings offer in-arena testing for Canadian fans crossing the border

WXYZ Even before the Detroit Red Wings took the ice, the excitement was evident. That’s because for the first time since the pandemic began, fans from Canada were back in Hockeytown. DETROIT (WXYZ) — Even before the Detroit Red Wings took the ice, the excitement was evident. That’s because for the first time since the […]