XDx Says Lack of Financial Incentives Blocking Physician Uptake of Heart Transplant Rejection Test | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

This article has been updated to clarify comments made by Scientia Advisors' Patrick Terry.

BETHESDA, Md. — As far as XDx is concerned, it has jumped through all the right hoops to show the clinical utility of its AlloMap genomic heart transplant rejection test. But according to a company official, it hasn't seen the level of adoption it expected for the test because doctors don't have a monetary incentive to use it in place of cardiac biopsies.

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