Recent press and news of interest
Announcing Pharmacogenetics Testing Program for Long Term Care
Aligning Rx with DNA – Serving One Resident at a Time
Effective immediately: Dr. Linda Shell RN (LindaShell.com), in conjunction with PGx Medical (PGxMed.com) 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)