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Sanford is using Translational Software's platform to automate its clinical reporting as it looks to implement a broader PGx panel and test more patients.

The companies are working together to help insurers reduce wasteful spending and spur use of medically necessary tests. 

There's a dearth of genetic counselors in the US, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

At least some genes may play roles in both cancer risk and pediatric syndromes, posing complications for those tasked with conveying risk to patients.

There are an increasing number of job opportunities for genetic counselors, Nature Jobs reports.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A survey of genetics professionals conducted by researchers from the University of Washington has found that, on the whole, respondents' views on when and how to return incidental findings from whole genome and exome sequencing differed substantially from professional recom

The story has been corrected to state that InformedDNA is a genetics services firm, not a genetics testing company.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – When patients seeking BRCA testing are counseled by certified genetic healthcare providers (GHP) they may be more likely to receive cheaper testing procedures, thereby avoiding expensive comprehensive sequencing tests, according to

Cigna announced last week that it will require its members to undergo genetic counseling before deciding to cover genetic testing for heightened risk of breast cancer, colorectal cancer syndromes, or Long QT syndrome.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – InformedDNA today said that it is providing genetic counseling to certain members of health plan Cigna.

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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.