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Announcing Pharmacogenetics Testing Program for Long Term Care

Aligning Rx with DNA – Serving One Resident at a Time

Effective immediately: Dr. Linda Shell RN (, in conjunction with PGx Medical ( announces launch of a pilot program for pharmacogenetics testing in aging services.  Pharmacogenetics, a simple one-time diagnostic lab, covered by Medicare B, assists providers in aligning medications with a person’s DNA.

Genetic testing has been used extensively in patients with arthritis, anticoagulants, and cancer for many years to assist in personalizing medications, reducing costs and minimizing side effects. (read full release)