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Fox Business Correspondent Charlie Gasparino Has Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

AdWeek Fox Business correspondent Charlie Gasparino was diagnosed with prostate cancer last month. The TV newser made the diagnosis public on Sunday in his New York Post column. “A few weeks before my diagnosis, like many New Yorkers I caught Covid but had only mild symptoms. I worked out every day, throwing around weights in […]

Aspira Women’s Health, BioReference to distribute blood tests to detect the risk of ovarian malignancy Aspira Women’s Health on Wednesday announced a collaboration for ovarian cancer testing with Opko Health’s BioReference Laboratories. The firms will co-market and distribute Aspira’s Ova1Plus, which combines its U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared blood tests, Ova1 and Overa, to detect the risk of ovarian malignancy in women with adnexal masses prior to surgery. Under the […]

OPKO Health Announces Leadership Changes for BioReference Laboratories

OPKO Press Release MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK), a multinational biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, today announced that Jon R. Cohen, M.D., is retiring from his role as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BioReference Laboratories and Senior Vice President and a Director of OPKO. He will remain as […]

Leading Healthcare Organizations Choose Qualtrics to Improve Patient Experience and Brand Loyalty

Qualtrics Press Release PROVO, Utah & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qualtrics (Nasdaq: XM), the leader and creator of the experience management category, today announced that dozens of leading healthcare organizations, including Banner Health, CHRISTUS Health and University of Missouri Health Care, selected Qualtrics solutions in the second quarter of 2022 to create phenomenal experiences for patients, members, caregivers […]

BioReference adds Cue Clinic dashboard to point-of-care clinics 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 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 […]

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 […]