GRAVITY BLOG

One Million COVID-19 Samples Processed

By Gravity Diagnostics | October 27, 2020

One Million Milestone What an incredible journey it has been for team Gravity so far. We have been persistently hitting milestones throughout this pandemic so that we can help the people who need us most. This week we have reached a major milestone of processing over ONE MILLION COVID-19 SAMPLES! As a team, we went…

Gravity Diagnostics Appoints Heather Bogner as Manager of Revenue Cycle Management

By Gravity Diagnostics | September 18, 2020

(Covington, KY) – Gravity Diagnostics is proud to announce the hire of Heather Bogner as Manager of Revenue Cycle Management Heather brings over 20 years’ experience in healthcare operations and revenue cycle management and consulting, with a focus on revenue maximization, process improvement, and customer service. Her background includes leadership in academic medicine, private- and…

Gravity Diagnostics Announces Eric Spencer as Controller

By Gravity Diagnostics | August 24, 2020

(Covington, KY) – Gravity Diagnostics is proud to announce the hire of Eric Spencer as Controller. Eric is an analytical accounting and finance professional with 10 years of experience, most recently spending over six years in EY’s Strategy and Transactions practice where he assisted clients in executing mergers and acquisitions. Eric is a native of…

Gravity Diagnostics Tests Over 100 COVID-19 Samples in First Four Days

By Gravity Diagnostics | March 20, 2020

  Gravity Diagnostics, a private clinical diagnostics laboratory located in Northern Kentucky, who has already been conducting a wide menu of testing for respiratory infections began testing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Monday, March 16th, 2020. On February 28, 2020, the FDA released its emergency use guidance to allow high-complexity testing for CLIA certified laboratories in…

Northern Kentucky CLIA Laboratory Gravity Diagnostics Stepping Up to Test for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

By Gravity Diagnostics | March 6, 2020

  As of March 5, 2020, the number of deaths in the United States attributed to COVID-19 is 14 with 200 confirmed cases in 19 different states. COVID-19 has been mandated as a serious public threat health by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to an article released by Reuters on March…

National Depression Education & Awareness Month

By Gravity Diagnostics | February 2, 2020

October is National Depression Education & Awareness Month! According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 16.2 million adults in the U.S. suffer from major depressive disorder. As a result, suicide is the third major cause of death for those aged 15 to 24 and is continuing to rise. Depression is defined as: “A…

Do most of your patients use insurance when coming to your practice?

By Gravity Diagnostics | January 22, 2020

Do most of your patients use insurance when coming to your practice? If so, here are a few key policies to note as providers and office staff: Anthem Will NOT cover a drug confirmation without a drug screen WILL cover a drug screen and drug confirmation (in addition to non-detected prescribed medications, and medications that…

Have you ever heard of Pharmacogenomic (PGx) Testing?

By Gravity Diagnostics | January 3, 2020

Have you ever heard of Pharmacogenomic (PGx) Testing? A PGx test is used by a physician as a dosing guidance tool to help treat patients who are prescribed certain medications. Gravity Diagnostics offers PGx testing through a simple swab of the cheek—the following panels provide data for genes that code for over 130 medications: Mental…

The Importance of STI Tests

By Gravity Diagnostics | December 14, 2019

Have you ever been curious about the prevalence and importance of STIs? Gravity Diagnostics offers STI Testing through urine or e-genital swab for the following STIs: Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 Chlamydia Trachomatis Gardnerella Vaginalis Ureaplasma Urealyticum Mycoplasma Genitalium Trichomonas Vaginalis Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Gravity’s STI requisition form indicates the best patient population to test,…

STI Testing

By Gravity Diagnostics | December 4, 2019

Did you know? Those who have Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) are at a higher risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). Addiction recovery centers and substance abuse treatment centers present great opportunities to offer counseling for STIs. Those who have SUDs are at a higher risk for contracting an STI due to the behaviors associated with…