The PGx decision support software that Sonic is adopting includes clinical reporting for 65 genes and can be tailored to a variety of clinical specialties.
Changes to Medicare reimbursements are forcing hospitals to create lab-focused joint ventures and partner in various ways with other organizations to stay financially viable.
The test was developed by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is marketed in partnership with Sonic Healthcare.
The test screens for 90 mutations across 29 oncogenes and analyzes eight exons of three genes to help clinicians select treatments.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said that it has inked a deal with a subsidiary of Sonic Healthcare to offer the firm's Harmony Prenatal Test in Germany.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic Technologies today announced it has settled with a group of companies associated with Sonic Healthcare over a patent infringement lawsuit.
The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.
People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.
Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.