GeneDx Joins Rare Disease Organizations to Support Rare Disease Day 2019

Employees Nationwide Participate in Rare Disease Day Virtual Race Campaign GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –  GeneDx, Inc., a subsidiary of OPKO Health, Inc.’s BioReference Laboratories, Inc. and recognized leader in genetic testing, joins the worldwide rare disease community in honoring Rare Disease Day 2019 by participating in the fourth annual Rare Disease Day Virtual […]

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BioReference Laboratories Supports Federal Employees Amidst Government Shutdown

ELMWOOD PARK, Jan. 28, 2019 – BioReference Laboratories Inc., an OPKO Health Company, today announced that they will offer flexible payment arrangements for federal employees affected by the government shutdown. “We recognize the challenging financial position that federal government employees have faced throughout the shutdown,” said Jon R. Cohen, M.D., Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories. “While the […]

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OPKO Health Appoints Jon R. Cohen, M.D. Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories

Geoff Monk promoted to President   MIAMI, Jan. 07, 2019 – OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) today announced the appointment of Jon R. Cohen, M.D. as Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories. BioReference, with its GeneDx unit, is the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States. OPKO also announced the promotion of Geoff Monk to President of BioReference.  Mr. Monk joined BioReference as General […]

BioReference Laboratories Named as Preferred Laboratory with Horizon Healthcare Services Serving Members of Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.

MIAMI, FL NOVEMBER 8, 2018 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc. (BRL), an OPKO Health company and the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States, will remain an in-network provider with Horizon Health Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurer. After an extensive evaluation of its laboratory network, BRL will remain a preferred laboratory in the Horizon PPO network. The […]

OPKO Plans to Address Draft Local Coverage Determination Published by Novitas Solutions for 4Kscore Test

MIAMI, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(Nasdaq:OPK) today announced that Novitas Solutions, Inc. issued a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for the 4Kscore test®. The draft LCD is a proposed non-coverage policy for the 4Kscore test for Medicare and, prior to its effectiveness, is subject to a public comment period ending July 5, 2018.  OPKO plans to submit comments during […]

OPKO Health Appoints Geoff Monk General Manager at BioReference Laboratories

MIAMI, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) today announced the appointment of Geoff Monkas General Manager with overall responsibility for BioReference Laboratories (BRL), an OPKO Health company and the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States. Mr. Monk brings to BRL more than 20 years of operational, business strategy and technical experience.  Previously, Mr. Monk worked as Managing Director of […]

OPKO Health Announces Landmark Study Showing 4Kscore® Test is Strong Predictor of Prostate Cancer Mortality Published in European Urology

Study of 11,506 men shows that healthy men with an abnormal PSA and a low 4Kscore test result can be safely monitored rather than undergo prostate biopsy MIAMI, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) today announced that data from a landmark study of the 4Kscore® test entitled, “Twenty-year Risk of Prostate Cancer Death by Midlife Prostate-specific Antigen and a Panel […]

OPKO Health Announces Leadership Changes at BioReference Laboratories

MIAMI, Jan. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK), announces that Gregory Henderson, M.D., Ph.D., has resigned from his position as President of BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company and the third largest commercial laboratory in the United States, effective immediately.  The Company has begun a search for his replacement and, in the interim, a committee of senior management will assume operational […]

OPKO’S GeneDx Announces Research Collaboration with Radboud University Medical Center

MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK), announces today that GeneDx, Inc., a subsidiary of OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories, has entered into a research collaboration with the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Through the agreement, GeneDX and Radboud aim to identify novel genes and pathways to help understand the causes, clinical characteristics, and eventual management of human genetic diseases. […]

OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories and The Garage Announce National Strategic Affiliation to Enhance Value-Based Care

MIAMI and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) (“OPKO” or “the Company”), announces that BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company and one of the largest commercial laboratories in the U.S., has formed a national affiliation with The Garage, a dynamic, healthcare technology change agent, to provide clinicians with advanced tools to guide quality, value-based care. BioReference Laboratories is led by pathologists […]