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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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Meet the 2021 New York CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards Finalists

Crain’s New York With support from Crain’s New York Business, NewYorkCIO will honor the CIOs who are driving innovation and transforming Greater New York’s leading organizations at the upcoming NewYorkCIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards. The Awards will take place virtually on November 19th. The finalists are below: Finalists have been named in six categories: Super […]

On First Day in Office, Governor Hochul Announces Comprehensive Plan to Help Ensure a Safe, Productive Return to Schools This Fall

Directs Department of Health to Institute Universal Mask Requirement in All Schools Governor Pursuing Options to Mandate Vaccines for School Employees Launches COVID-19 Testing in Schools Program Using $585 Million in Federal Funds in Partnership with Counties and BOCES Establishes Additional Back-to-School Testing Program in Partnership with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rite Aid and BioReference, […]