News & Industry Bulletins

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Fight against fentanyl: Inside 1 town's opioid battle

Featured on The Today Show this morning - Fentanyl is a synthetic drug 50 times more potent than heroin, but it’s that potency that draws people to the dangerous opioid. NBC’s Kate Snow travels to Maine, where fentanyl is making rounds, to meet a dedicated group trying to beat it.

Friday, February 22, 2019

FDA Weighs Recommendation to Prescribe Naloxone Along With Opioids

CNN has reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering whether to recommend prescribing the opioid overdose antidote naloxone along with opioid prescriptions.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Dominion Diagnostics Establishes New Scholarship to Enhance Access to Vermont Recovery Residences

A new scholarship advancing addiction recovery in the state of Vermont has been established to support the Vermont Foundation of Recovery (VFOR) by Dominion Diagnostics, a leading national medical laboratory with a two-decade long history in the state and deep roots in its treatment and recovery community.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Dominion Diagnostics Advisory Board Member and Educator Lisa Marzilli, PharmD leads discussion on opioid abuse in RI with Drug Prevention Coalition

The North Kingstown Prevention Coalition held a meeting last week to discuss the opioid crisis from both a national and statewide perspective. Along with members of the coalition, North Kingstown Police Officers and Firefighters, Dr. Lisa Marzilli, a pharmacist and expert in pharmacokinetic research, was also on hand to give a presentation and answer questions about the opioid crisis.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Dominion Diagnostics recognized for expanded testing launch and poised for new clinical research partnerships

Dominion Diagnostics is a well-respected, trusted healthcare company with over two decades of experience and expertise delivering patient-centered drug monitoring solutions, improved treatment outcomes and actionable clinical information to inform care.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Dominion Diagnostics employees observe International Overdose Awareness Day

Today, Rhode Island-based medical laboratory Dominion Diagnostics joined thousands of other organizations and individuals across the globe to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day during an event held for its employees. The day itself demands urgent action and is aimed to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Northeastern University features Dominion Diagnostics Director of Research and Development Lawrence Andrade in Recent News

Lawrence Andrade, UC’94, has to stay sharp to outpace street-drug kingpins. As the head of R&D at Dominion Diagnostics, a clinical toxicology lab and a leading maker of drug tests, Andrade’s job is to detect when people have drugs in their system. Not only does he have to stay on top of industry trends and technology, but he also has to keep an eye on the latest drugs to hit the streets. No small task, given the U.S. opioid epidemic, which has led to an explosion of drug abuse and lent new urgency to accurate drug testing.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

‘You’re doing the right thing’: Addiction experts applaud Utah for homeless reform

A pair of nationally recognized leaders for addiction treatment praised Utah for Operation Rio Grande on Thursday — while also urging state officials not to give in to community pushback that inevitably comes with efforts to address homeless issues.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Utah Speaker Greg Hughes to host pre-legislative conversation on homelessness, substance abuse and mental health

Speaker Greg Hughes will host a conversation on homelessness, substance abuse and mental health with leading experts in the field. Participants will include Dominion Diagnostics Scientific Advisory Board Member David E. Smith, MD and Mary P. Hauser, MA, Vice President of Addiction Services and New Market Development for Dominion Diagnostics.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare and Dominion Diagnostics Announce Extended Partnership in Addiction Treatment Education

Today, the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare and Dominion Diagnostics announce they will continue their long-standing partnership over the next two years to support education for addiction treatment professionals facing the substance abuse and addiction crisis.

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