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The IMA Group will be partnering with SUNY Schenectady to bring the latest testing technology and methodologies to battle COVID-19.
The IMA Group will be partnering with SUNY Schenectady to bring the latest testing technology and methodologies to battle COVID-19. The individual saliva swab diagnostic test, developed by SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences, recently received emergency approval by the FDA. The new test, will be used with Upstate Medical’s and Quadrant’s innovative pool testing, which allows for 10 to 25 people to be screened in one COVID-19 test.
Clinical Research Studies During the COVID-19 Pandemic Public Health Emergency
Jennifer Goldfarb, MSN, RN, CCRP, VP of IMA’s Clinical Research, recently wrote an article for the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) entitled Defining a “New Normal” in Clinical Research to Support the World’s 336,747 Research Studies.
New York’s The IMA Group Hires Markham as Chief Strategy Officer
May 12, 2020 – The IMA Group has hired Doug Markham, a healthcare and managed care industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, as chief strategy officer.
Markham has a background in healthcare, insurance, claims and managed care services. Prior to joining IMA, he held executive leadership positions with a number of organizations, including York Risk Services, CareWorks Managed Care Services and Concentra.
Industry Veteran Doug Markham Joins The IMA Group as Chief Strategy Officer
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — May 12, 2020 – Doug Markham, a healthcare and managed care industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, has joined The IMA Group (IMA) as Chief Strategy Officer. IMA is one of the nation’s leading providers of medical and psychological evaluations, as well as clinical research, working with employers, insurance carriers, TPAs, and government agencies nationwide.
“One of the most important things we can do as an organization is to help people get back to productivity and their daily lives,” said Mark Weinberger, PhD, MPH, President of IMA. “Doug shares our passion and commitment. His leadership and experience will help our company continue to grow and meet the needs of our constituents.”
In Response To COVID-19 Pandemic PsyBar Expands Its HIPAA-Compliant, IME, Pre-Employment & Fitness For Duty Teleassessment Exam Services
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 5, 2020 — PsyBar, a division of The IMA Group and one of the nation’s leading specialty providers of disability, workers’ compensation and other employment-related behavioral health forensic evaluations, has responded to the country’s need to address mental health issues related to the nation’s shutdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding its teleassessment services.
Urgently-needed behavioral health forensic pre-employment, independent medical exams (IMEs) and fitness for duty exam (FFDE) evaluations can now be provided via a secure, online platform.
Rensselaer County announces COVID-19 testing sites
RENSSELAER COUNTY, N.Y. — The county is partnering with Whitney Young and IMA Group with LabCorp to have testing sites next week.
According to Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin, Whitney Young will set up mobile testing sites in the city of Troy and the city of Rensselaer beginning next week.
The testing with IMA Group and Lab Corp is expected to start next week and will be conducted at Hudson Valley Community College.
The IMA Group Announces Acquisition of PsyBar,
Expands Footprint as Single Source Provider
Company now offers network of national board-certified psychologists, neuropsychologists, and psychiatrists for range of IME, pre-employment, Fitness for Duty and disability screenings, as well as other services
Tarrytown, NY – February 26, 2020 – Recognizing the growing importance of quality behavioral health programs for payers, The IMA Group (IMA) announced today the acquisition of PsyBar, one of the nation’s leading specialty providers of behavioral health, independent medical exams (IME), and other employment related services.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. To ensure a seamless transition for existing clients, PsyBar will continue to operate under its current name, with all key leadership remaining in place.