Category Archives: Data Points

Personalized, Precision, Genomic — What To Call What We Do

In any fast-emerging field, it takes a while for the terminology to standardize. It’s no different …

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Pharmacy Practice: Pharmacogenetics is Crucial

Pharmacy Practice News assesses the Personalized Medicine landscape and concludes that continued development and implementation of …

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The Case for Genotyping Before Medicating

Pediatrics documents the first reported case of opioid intoxication associated with severe respiratory depression in a child …

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Sharpening the Interpretive Report

PGXL had a couple of posters up at the Association of American Pathology annual meeting. The …

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Medically Necessary Pharmacogenetic Testing

We’ve put up a page of information about Medicare’s Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and its impact …

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Polypharmacy and Genetics: The Ugly Truth

The percentage of polypharmacy patients with genetic drug conflicts is stunning. PGXL is conducting a pilot …

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Pain Management in Hospice Care

Midwestern home health and hospice provider ViaQuest is using the PGXL multi-drug diagnostic panel to add pharmacogenetic testing to …

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Patients Prefer Help Interpreting Genetic Tests

While the FDA and private companies debate the value of direct-to-consumer genetic tests, a joint Syracuse/Yale …

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Genome Plus 10

HealthDay marks the tenth anniversary of the mapping of the human genome with a State of …

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Pharmacogenetics Marches On

Construction has started on another expansion of PGXL. We’re tripling lab space, including the addition of …

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