SAN DIEGO, CA, June 06, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Genection, Inc., the single source solution for genetic testing and counseling, presented the Gift of Genection at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in New Orleans. With this offer, patients will receive $100 off the cost of any genetic test ordered through Genection.
"We are committed to women's health and we offer a trusted, streamlined solution for physicians to order a wide selection of different genetic tests. After the success of the Gift of Genection at ACOG, Genection is extending the availability of this special offer to patients until August 1," said Dr. Suzanne Graham, PH.D, Genection's Senior Manager of Business Development.
Gynecologists and Obstetricians who attended ACOG also gathered at Genection's "Giving Tree" to attach inspirational tags to its branches. After the conference, the tree was donated to the Obstetrics and Gynecology fellows at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
"The Giving Tree sends a thoughtful message about women's health to our students and doctors. It is a great addition to our labor and delivery ward and medical school. We appreciate the generous gift," said Stacey L. Holman, MD, Associate Residency Program Director at Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
From infertility work-ups, to screening for carrier status and the latest non-invasive prenatal tests, Genection provides a robust library of essential genetic tests for women's health and beyond. Providers can quickly and easily connect with complimentary, board-certified OB-GYN-specific counselors to receive expert advice and guidance on the most appropriate tests to order.
"The genetic counselors available through our site offer physicians support and guidance to assist them in selecting and ordering genetic tests for their patients," said Dr. Bradley Patay, MD, Genection's Chief Medical Officer. "Patients today have non-invasive options to determine whether their baby has inherited any genetic health risks. We want these options to be available for women everywhere."
About Genection: Genection provides the most innovative genetic solutions to physicians for their patients, whether assisting in deciding which test to order, finding genetic counselors for pre-test or post-test counseling, identifying testing labs, or interpreting results. Genection is the single source solution for genetic testing and genetic counseling expertise, offering the most comprehensive genetic test ordering menu available and free access to board certified genetic counselors.
Genection streamlines the diagnosis process by decreasing the time and cost to order genetic tests and is the only company to offer multiple lab choices for whole genome sequencing or exome sequencing and genotyping. Genection's HIPPA compliant, easy-to-use interface enables easy patient information storage, as well as sharing patient information with other providers. For more information on Genection, visit http://www.genection.com.
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