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 […]

Kick-Start Your New Year’s Resolution – Know More about Your Health

The arrival of a new year often sparks inspiration for setting new intentions. As many of us consider making New Year health resolutions, a good starting point may be getting to know more about your health and wellness through an annual visit to your healthcare provider. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this approach could be […]

What Holiday Activities are Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Each year, the holiday season brings opportunities for festive fun. However, with the emergence of the Omicron variant amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, planning for safe holiday activities could still be a challenge. Though reducing your risk of exposure to COVID-19 to zero may be difficult – here, we offer a few creative holiday activities, […]

MVP Health Care Offers On-Demand COVID-19 PCR Testing and Laboratory Collections

First regional health plan to offer innovative digital platform providing safe and affordable diagnostic services Schenectady, NY — December 21, 2021 — MVP Health Care(MVP) today announced a collaboration  with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company, to offer MVP members medically necessary COVID-19 testing, bloodwork, and other diagnostic tests in the comfort of their homes. MVP, […]

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 […]

COVID-19 – Connecting with Friends & Family during the Holidays

Festive celebrations are an important part of the winter holiday season. From parties to feasts to opening presents, many cherished holiday traditions have one thing in common – gathering with friends and family. Taking precautions to help keep loved ones safe from COVID-19 should be an important part of your plan this year, especially with […]

BioReference Celebrates 40 Years: Our Story

This December, BioReference is proud to be celebrating an exciting milestone – our 40th anniversary. For over four decades, our dedicated team has worked to build a legacy of scientific expertise through innovative and tailored laboratory test solutions. Join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary and learn more about our dynamic evolution. BioReference Celebrates 40 […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Testing Update: Omicron Variant

As you may have seen in the news, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, has been classified by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 Named “Omicron,” this variant of concern was first reported in South Africa on November 24, 2021.1 With the first case of this variant in the United States confirmed on December 1, 2021,2 […]