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Breaking News – Interactive Health Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

As of June 14, 2020 Interactive Health announced that they have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and has ceased operations.  The official message to customers reads: “Earlier today Interactive Health Solutions, Inc. and its affiliates filed a petition seeking relief under chapter 7 of the United States Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court [...]

Basic health screening data helps employers return to work safely

With businesses under pressure to resume activity, employers are scrambling to understand their options to return to work and keep costs under control.  We believe the answer lies in segmenting your constituency. Because the virus is more likely to cause severe complications for the older population, Mitch Daniels, the President of Purdue University, suggests [...]

Onsite Health Diagnostics now offering COVID-19 Antibody Testing

We, at Onsite Health Diagnostics, are proud of the work that we, along with our screening industry partners, are doing to quickly mobilize the U.S. to get back to work by providing access to nationwide SARS-CoV-2 immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody testing.  Testing can help identify who may have been exposed to the virus that [...]

COVID-19 Body Temperature Screenings

Why Not Do It Yourself? Body temperature readings have been confirmed as Protected Health Information (PHI).  From an employment law perspective, employers cannot expose themselves to the following claims: a) The employee taking the temperature reading had a pre-existing dispute with employee being screened or other reason to decide to remove the employee from [...]

Important COVID-19 Update

Valued OHD Clients, The OHD leadership team continues to monitor the evolving global response to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Our primary concern through this situation is the health and safety of your employees and their families, as well as our own personnel.  Toward that end, we have implemented new protocols to help prevent [...]

Health Screening Company Merger and Acquisitions News – the Storm Within

It is a tumultuous time of instability and undependability for our industry.  Quest Diagnostics has been acquiring the likes of Provant/Hooper Holmes, Summit for years.  And now, it looks like another major lab network will be joining the fray, allegedly acquiring Wellness Corporate Solutions out of Maryland and the screening division of Maxim Health. [...]

What You Should Know Before Taking Supplements

The new year is here, and many of us have succeeded in maintaining our resolutions- though it isn't always easy. Our struggle to meet our fitness or lifestyle goals often leads us to seek out methods to help us succeed. These often include nutritional supplements. Supplements promise to be the quick-fixes you need to [...]

Ezekiel Elliott was Obese for the 2019 Season. Why BMI for Athletes May Not Be Correct.

Ezekiel Elliott has always been in under public scrutiny, due to his weight, but a recent picture released with fat-shamers were out in full force. In the picture, he was wearing black shirt with a awkward upward angle. Curious on this issue, we decided to use the heights and weights of players to calculate [...]