Category Archives: Press Release

Richard Schwabacher Named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders List

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ and Chicago, IL (October 6, 2021) – BioReference Laboratories’ Richard Schwabacher is among Modern Healthcare’s 2021 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders. Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders all age 40 or under, who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation […]

GeneDx Announces the Sequencing of More Than 300,000 Clinical Patient Exomes

Largest clinical dataset of its kind driving diagnosis and discovery worldwide GAITHERSBURG, MD, Sept. 21, 2021 – GeneDx, Inc., a leader in genomic analysis, a wholly owned subsidiary of BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced it has completed clinical genetic exome sequencing for more than 300,000 patients, making the company’s dataset […]

Sports Tech Company, Orreco and Scarlet Health team up to provide a new solution for Athletes to optimize performance

Los Angeles CA – (Sep 1, 2021) Specialist sports performance and biomarker company Orreco have joined forces with Scarlet Health, an on-demand diagnostic service by BioReference Laboratories Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), providing a superior, fully integrated digital solution that addresses modern testing needs, to provide a new solution for pre-season athlete physicals and in-season […]

Rite Aid, in Partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, BioReference Laboratories and New York State, Announces ‘Back to School’ COVID-19 Testing Program

New York students K-12 will have the opportunity for COVID-19 testing prior to or at the start of the 2021-2022 school year through Rite Aid and BioReference CAMP HILL, Pa. (August 26, 2021) – Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), together with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health […]

BioReference Laboratories Acquires U.S. Ariosa Centralized Laboratory Prenatal Testing Business

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., August 16, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the acquisition of the U.S. Ariosa centralized laboratory prenatal testing business from Roche. Ariosa’s non invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) test, the Harmony Prenatal Test, is one of the most widely studied tests utilized in prenatal screening. The test has been performed in […]

BioReference Laboratories Announces First COVID-19 Testing Program for Cruise Industry

MIAMI, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced a COVID-19 testing program for U.S. based crew and guests who cruise with Royal Caribbean Group, helping provide a safe environment for travelers. Under the agreement, unvaccinated guests will be required to undergo rapid, point-of-care PCR COVID-19 prior to embarking. These guests will […]

Major League Soccer Renews BioReference Laboratories as COVID-19 Testing Provider for Second Year

BioReference continues providing PCR molecular and rapid COVID-19 testing to Major League Soccer players, match officials, and Club and League employees BioReference is testing New England Revolution Fans for COVID-19 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 27, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced its renewal as […]

BioReference Laboratories Expands Its Major League Sports Relationships with Addition of Major League Baseball

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 1, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced a COVID-19 testing agreement for players and staff, stadium employees and league staff for the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) season.   Under the agreement with MLB, BioReference will provide on-site rapid PCR point-of-care COVID-19 testing to all […]

Gestalt Diagnostics’ PathFlow Selected by BioReference Laboratories for Pathology Laboratory Business

SPOKANE, Wash., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Gestalt Diagnostics today announced, that BioReference Laboratories Inc., an OPKO Health company, has selected their digital pathology solution, PathFlow®, to support its pathology business. PathFlow is an enterprise software platform specifically designed to bring the benefits of digital workflow to pathologists and pathology laboratories. Under the agreement, Gestalt is partnering […]

BioReference Laboratories Expands COVID-19 School Testing Program

BioReference is currently testing students and staff from two of the five largest school districts in the nation and is prepared to rapidly expand COVID-19 school testing to other school districts across the country ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., March 26, 2021 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the expansion of its COVID-19 school […]