Genetic Counseling Services

Clover Genetics Featured in Mediaplanet’s Cancer Care Campaign to Bring Awareness to the Changing Landscape of Patient Access to Genetic Counseling. | PRWeb | 9/29/2020

… COVID-19 pandemic, many local and state governments and insurance companies have modified their practices to improve coverage and access to telehealth services. With the increase in coverage and improved reimbursement, access to telehealth genetic counseling services allows patients an affordable way to discuss their risk, potential treatments, and testing options with an expert, all from home. With so much uncertainty with healthcare, genetic counseling and testing is a way …

GeneScreen Counseling and Command Health Form SynerGenomics | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

GDPR GeneScreen Counseling and Command Health Form SynerGenomics Genetic Counseling Services with Expanded AI Technology to Enhance Offerings for Physician Practices, Hospital Systems, and Genetic Laboratories News provided by Sep 16, 2020, 10:40 ET Share this article BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. , Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – With genetic testing on the rise and the science advancing, there is an increased demand for board-certified genetic counselors who can interpret findings and advise both …

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GeneScreen Counseling and Command Health Form SynerGenomics | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 9/16/2020

… the rise and the science advancing, there is an increased demand for board-certified genetic counselors who can interpret findings and advise both patients and providers. GeneScreen Counseling, a leading provider of independent, unbiased genetic counseling services has joined with Command Health, an innovative provider of online workflow platforms and artificial intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to form SynerGenomics. The new company brings the full power of advanced data analytics …

GeneScreen Counseling and Command Health Form SynerGenomics | BioSpace | 9/16/2020

… the rise and the science advancing, there is an increased demand for board-certified genetic counselors who can interpret findings and advise both patients and providers. GeneScreen Counseling, a leading provider of independent, unbiased genetic counseling services has joined with Command Health, an innovative provider of online workflow platforms and artificial intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to form SynerGenomics. The new company brings the full power of advanced data analytics …

Global Genetic Counseling Market: Focus on Counseling Approach, Key Players Type, Counseling Channel, Type of Service, Application, Target Population, Level of Service, Country Data and Competitive Landscape - Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2030 | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

Global Genetic Counseling Market: Focus on Counseling Approach, Key Players Type, Counseling Channel, Type of Service, Application, Target Population, Level of Service, Country Data and Competitive Landscape - Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2030 Global Genetic Counseling Market to Reach $4,079.3 Million by 2030 News provided by Jul 20, 2020, 10:00 ET Share this article Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05933008/?utm_source=PRN Market Segmentation• By Key Players Business Model: Core …

My Gene Counsel Partners with UConn Health to Provide Expanded Genetic Counseling Services | 4/20/2020

My Gene Counsel Partners with UConn Health to Provide Expanded Genetic Counseling Services « on: Today at 04:21:33 PM » My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides innovative genetic counseling solutions, today announced it is teaming up with UConn Health’s Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Hereditary Cancer Program to ensure that UConn’s patients who have undergone genetic testing for cancer predisposition have access to timely and accurate genetic counseling information through …

My Gene Counsel Partners with UConn Health to Provide Expanded Genetic Counseling Services | PRWeb | 4/16/2020

My Gene Counsel Partners with UConn Health to Provide Expanded Genetic Counseling Services Share Article Easy-to-understand genetic counseling reports will lead to more appropriate follow-up and better health outcomes NEW HAVEN, Conn. My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides innovative genetic counseling solutions, today announced it is teaming up with UConn Health’s Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Hereditary Cancer Program to ensure that UConn’s patients who …

Study to Advance Precision Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease | HealthIT Analytics | 3/18/2020

… cholesterol, medication sensitivity, and other conditions. Researchers return the results to providers, who review the findings and develop a care plan if one is needed. For participants who test positive for a risk gene, genetic counseling services are available. The goal of the study will be to provide personalized, preventive care , researchers stated. “Genomics has the potential to drive precision medicine. Some cardiovascular risk factors can be predicted or detected …

Frederick Pei Li, MD, Pioneer of Cancer Genetics, Dies at 75 - The ASCO Post | 3/10/2020

… died on June 12 at the age of 75. A Professor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Dr. Li laid the groundwork for today’s genetic counseling services for people with an inherited risk of cancer—and for efforts to develop cancer prevention strategies for such individuals. Unprecedented Discoveries In the late 1960s, Dr. Li and his colleague at the National …

Addressing barriers to expanding genetic counseling | Modern Healthcare | 11/30/2019

… insurer Cigna. Regulatory and financial barriers Colleen Caleshu, lead genetic counselor for the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease at Stanford Health Care, recalls a time about 10 years ago when none of the genetic counseling services the hospital performed were billable to payers. Now most private insurers reimburse, but hospitals still can’t bill Medicare for genetic counseling services, despite it being a benefit covered under Medicare. Currently, a patient’s …

Karmanos Cancer Institute recognized its 2019 Heroes of Cancer | PR Newswire | 11/10/2019

… a dedicated genetic counselor who does her work quietly and without fanfare, according to her colleagues. Despite her low profile, her work has a huge impact on patients and families who are referred to Genetic Counseling Services . Petrucelli’s calm demeanor puts patients and their loved ones at ease. She is able to share valuable information that can serve as a tool for a family’s health history. Under her leadership, Karmanos …

Invitae Reports $56.5 Million in Quarterly Revenue Driven by 129,000 Samples | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… practice of genetics in patient care Presenting studies highlighting the potential of genetic testing to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow Partnering with NSGC to present the 4th annual Code Talker award to honor excellence in genetic counseling patient care as recognized by patients …

Invitae Highlights Importance of Medical Genetics, Honors Excellence in Genetic Counseling at National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 38th Annual Conference | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

… medical genetics. Among the company’s presentations are studies highlighting the potential of genetic testing to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow. In addition to addressing current issues in clinical care, the company presented new research examining the frequency of mosaic and copy number variant …

Invitae Highlights Importance of Medical Genetics, | 11/5/2019

… medical genetics. Among the company’s presentations are studies highlighting the potential of genetic testing to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow. In addition to addressing current issues in clinical care, the company presented new research examining the frequency of mosaic and copy number variant …

OptraHEALTH and InformedDNA Partner to Expand Access to Genetics Experts | Business Wire | 11/5/2019

… providing accurate genetic information to the patients through GeneFAX and this partnership with InformedDNA will definitely help us in keeping our commitment. I strongly believe that the combination of GeneFAX’s AI technology and expert genetic counseling services of InformedDNA will extend the reach of genetic testing and engage users meaningfully,” said Dr. Gauri Naik , Founder & Chief Executive Officer, OptraHEALTH . She further added, “It will also empower users to get more …

Invitae Highlights Importance of Medical Genetics, Honors Excellence in Genetic Counseling at National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 38th Annual Conference - GuruFocus.com | 11/5/2019

… medical genetics. Among the company’s presentations are studies highlighting the potential of genetic testing to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow. In addition to addressing current issues in clinical care, the company presented new research examining the frequency of mosaic and copy number variant …

Genetic Counselor II | 11/1/2019

Genetic Counselor II at Univ. of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare Inc. Jacksonville, FL About the Job Scope of the Job Provide professional genetic counseling services in a specialized division of pediatric medical genetics in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Essential Functions The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review. 1.Assist Geneticist in obtaining personal & family medical histories, creating and analyzing pedigrees, and determining if genetic testing is appropriate …

Genetic Counselor II | 11/1/2019

Genetic Counselor II at Univ. of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare Inc. Jacksonville, FL 32209 About the Job Scope of the Job Provide professional genetic counseling services in a specialized division of pediatric medical genetics in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Essential Functions The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review. 1.Assist Geneticist in obtaining personal & family medical histories, creating and analyzing pedigrees, and determining if genetic testing is …

Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care coordination | FierceBiotech | 10/31/2019

… Renown Health taps Genome Medical for telegenomics counseling Genome Medical also announced a partnership with the Shriners Hospitals for Children health system, which is based in Florida, to provide pediatric patients and their families genetic counseling services . Shriners will offer next-generation genetic sequencing at its 22 hospitals and outpatient locations in North America—along with the establishment of a genomics institute in Tampa—as well as through its international …

A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer | 10/4/2019

… reduce treatment costs by billions. 57 The applicability of genomics to medicine is growing and expanding. Moving toward unselected multigene testing for patients with BC can provide a huge stimulus for precision prevention. Existing genetic counseling services operating through high-risk cancer genetics clinics do not have the resources or manpower to deliver unselected genetic testing for all patients with BC given the large numbers of patients who receive a …

Identifying Interest in and Barriers to Psychiatric Genetic Counseling | 9/12/2019

… future mental health. Despite interest in and efficacy of the service documented in populations outside of the United States, individuals with personal and/or family histories of psychiatric conditions are very rarely accessing psychiatric genetic counseling services . The purpose of our study was to identify interest in and barriers to psychiatric genetic counseling with the hopes of better characterizing this population and improving access to this beneficial service in the …

Torrance Memorial, a Cedars-Sinai Affiliate, Prepares to Open the Doors to Hunt Cancer Center in the South Bay. | 9/9/2019

… comprehensive approach. This December Torrance Memorial will expand its cancer program with the opening of the dynamic Hunt Cancer Center—consolidating existing cancer treatment services into one larger location. These services include nurse navigators, genetic counseling services , integrative therapies, clinical research trials to be conducted in partnership with Cedars-Sinai, and infusion and chemotherapy. The Torrance Memorial Physician Network – Cancer Care medical group will relocate from its Redondo Beach office …

The government wants your DNA, don’t run away | 8/29/2019

… And unlike other similar efforts, it’s committed to giving data back to recruits in a useful way. On Wednesday, the NIH announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s more abstract goals. The NIH plans to incorporate health …

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

… in. And unlike other similar efforts, it’s committed to giving data back to recruits in a useful way. The NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s more abstract goals. The NIH plans to incorporate health …

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

… in. And unlike other similar efforts, it’s committed to giving data back to recruits in a useful way. The NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s more abstract goals. The NIH plans to incorporate health …

Precision Medicine

Study to Advance Precision Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease | HealthIT Analytics | 3/18/2020

Precision Medicine News Study to Advance Precision Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine will explore the role of genetics in cardiovascular disease, leading to enhanced precision medicine. Source: Thinkstock By March … needed. For participants who test positive for a risk gene, genetic counseling services are available. The goal of the study will be to provide personalized, preventive care , researchers stated. “Genomics has the potential to drive …

The Government Wants Your DNA. Don’t Run Away | Yahoo News | 8/22/2019

… a useful way. On Wednesday, the NIH announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might … everything from dietary issues to vulnerability to disease. So-called precision medicine that is informed by genetic data is still the exception rather than the rule, however, and there are considerable gaps in our knowledge …

Population Health

Addressing barriers to expanding genetic counseling | Modern Healthcare | 11/30/2019

… medical, behavioral and economic impact of genomic sequencing. Genetic counselors are becoming a bigger part of the healthcare continuum as population health management seeks to more quickly screen for, assess and prevent illness. But as … a time about 10 years ago when none of the genetic counseling services the hospital performed were billable to payers. Now most private insurers reimburse, but hospitals still can’t bill Medicare for genetic counseling services

Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care coordination | FierceBiotech | 10/31/2019

… Care Delivery program facilitates virtual visits with genetic experts and provider-to-provider consults, as well as wellness assessments and population health screenings. It’s designed to guide users to relevant and appropriate care and provide … based in Florida, to provide pediatric patients and their families genetic counseling services. Shriners will offer next-generation genetic sequencing at its 22 hospitals and outpatient locations in North America—along with the establishment of …

NIH

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s more abstract goals. The NIH plans to incorporate health claims and even air-quality data, and will follow participants for at least a decade, making the program one …

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s more abstract goals. The NIH plans to incorporate health claims and even air-quality data, and will follow participants for at least a decade, making the program one …

Telehealth

CancerIQ and GeneMatters Combine Cancer Risk Assessment and Telehealth Solutions | PRWeb | 6/26/2019

CancerIQ and GeneMatters Combine Cancer Risk Assessment and Telehealth Solutions Share Article UnityPoint Health among first to use innovative genetic services model to overcome barriers to hereditary cancer prevention across populations CHICAGO (PRWEB) June 26 … populations. CancerIQ helps providers identify high-risk patients who need genetic counseling services by analyzing family history, running predictive risk models and automating National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN®) Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. But not …

CancerIQ and GeneMatters Combine Cancer Risk Assessment and Telehealth Solutions | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/26/2019

… telehealth genetic counseling service, have integrated their technologies to better serve providers, health systems and patients. The partnership allows providers who use the combined offering to more easily access or supplement genetic counseling resources for their institution to better identify and prevent hereditary cancers across populations. CancerIQ helps providers identify high-risk patients who need genetic counseling services by analyzing family history, running predictive risk models and automating National Comprehensive …

PWNHealth

MyHeritage Adds 9 New Reports to its Genetic Health Product | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/26/2019

… will receive these new reports in the near future. MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry is a Laboratory Developed Test, processed in a CLIA certified and CAP accredited DNA lab in Texas. MyHeritage works with PWNHealth, an independent physician network and genetic counseling service, to provide end-to-end physician oversight of the MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry test for all U.S. customers, which includes genetic counseling, if appropriate. PWNHealth’s physician oversight and …

Ambry Genetics Advances Patient Care through Telemedicine Genetic Counseling Services & PWNHealth Partnership | Business Wire | 10/25/2017

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.- Ambry Genetics (Ambry), a leading clinical genetics-testing lab, announced today that they would be collaborating with PWNHealth to offer telemedicine genetic counseling as part of Ambry’s commitment to improve access to patient care. Due to the rapid growth of genetic testing, the need for telemedicine genetic counseling services is expanding. PWNHealth provides these services through phone or video conferencing, thereby facilitating timely and convenient access to …

Fitbit

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

Fitbit data and physical measurements from people who opt in. And unlike other similar efforts, it’s committed to giving data back to recruits in a useful way. The NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s …

Commentary: The government wants your DNA. Don’t run away. - Chicago Tribune | 8/27/2019

Fitbit data and physical measurements from people who opt in. And unlike other similar efforts, it’s committed to giving data back to recruits in a useful way. The NIH recently announced a partnership with San Francisco Bay Area startup Color, which will provide genetic counseling services for participants. Color will help people understand how genetic test results might affect their health, adding a tangible benefit on top of the initiative’s …

Kaiser Permanente

A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer | 10/4/2019

… referrals to clinical genetics departments. Limited awareness by health care professionals and the public, complexity of the current structure, restricted genetic counseling services, and current testing pathways have fostered restricted access and massive underuse of … than 40 years among 132 139 women enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Washington Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium registry who underwent mammography screening from 1996 to 2014 22 ; and (4) 1670 patients with BC younger and …

Genome Medical Expands Financing with Strategic Investments by GE Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Illumina Ventures | PR Newswire | 1/5/2018

Worldwide Offices Genome Medical Expands Financing with Strategic Investments by GE Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Illumina Ventures The First National Medical Practice Focused on Genomics Has Now Raised More Than $23 Million in Financing … genetics experts and cutting-edge telehealth technology, Genome Medical delivers genetic counseling services in all 50 states and physician services – by medical geneticists and primary care providers – in 30 states (covering nearly three-quarters of …

Robert Nussbaum

Invitae Highlights Importance of Medical Genetics, Honors Excellence in Genetic Counseling at National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 38th Annual Conference | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

… to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow. In addition … ability to leverage genetic information to benefit patients’ healthcare,” said Robert Nussbaum , M.D., chief medical officer of Invitae. “Genetic counselors play an essential role in navigating new advances on behalf of patients. We are proud …

Invitae Highlights Importance of Medical Genetics, | 11/5/2019

… to increase early diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy, along with presentations underscoring the importance of high quality medical genetic testing and genetic counseling services as consumer use of genetic health screening continues to grow. In addition … ability to leverage genetic information to benefit patients’ healthcare,» said Robert Nussbaum , M.D., chief medical officer of Invitae. «Genetic counselors play an essential role in navigating new advances on behalf of patients. We are proud …