Author: Concert Genetics
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Concert Genetics Launches Preferred Laboratory Network

Invitae, PreventionGenetics, GeneDx first to join network with rigorous quality, service and billing integrity standards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2021) – As part of its ongoing commitment to advance transparency and efficiency in precision medicine, Concert Genetics today announced the launch of a preferred network of genetic testing laboratories. Invitae, PreventionGenetics, and GeneDx Inc., a […]


Tue. January 12, 2021
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Concert Genetics Unveils End-to-End Genetic Testing Management Program for Health Plans

Concert Genetics Benefit Program combines policy, payment integrity, and a preferred laboratory network to improve quality, reduce complexity, and eliminate manual effort NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Concert Genetics today unveiled the Concert Genetics Benefit Program, an end-to-end genetic testing management solution that enables health plans to provide members with access to high-quality, clinically […]


Mon. December 21, 2020
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The Burgess Group Selects Concert Genetics to Power Genetic Test Claims Payment Automation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 15, 2020) – The Burgess Group (“Burgess”), a HealthEdge company, an innovative payment integrity software company focused on improving healthcare payment operations through technology, has selected Concert Genetics to deliver genetic testing claim edits within the Burgess Source® claims payment automation and business intelligence platform. The solution integrates Concert’s […]


Tue. December 15, 2020
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Concert Genetics and Trapelo Health Partner to Advance Molecular Oncology Decision Support

Partnership Seeks to Lower Barriers to Evidence-Based Molecular Oncology Care by Extending Trapelo’s Decision Support Solutions Through Concert’s Network of Labs and Health Plans BURLINGTON, Ma. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2020) – Concert Genetics and Trapelo Health announced today that they have partnered to provide a streamlined, integrated solution that will expand access to evidence-based, […]


Thu. December 10, 2020
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Integrating Genetics into the Clinical Workflow

As mentioned in an earlier blog post, the Genetic Health Information Network Summit convenes leading from voices across healthcare to share practical challenges and actionable solutions to enable precision medicine. An issue frequently discussed in past Summits (summarized here) is the difficulty of integrating genetics into the clinical workflow. A dizzying array of genetic tests […]


Thu. November 12, 2020
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Zelis and Concert Genetics Launch Genetic Testing Claim Editing Solution

Companies Provide Pre-payment Solution to Improve Coding and Billing Accuracy BEDMINSTER, NJ and NASHVILLE, TN – September 24, 2020 – Zelis, the healthcare industry’s leading claims cost and payments optimization platform with superior technology and solutions to price, pay and explain claims, and Concert Genetics, a technology company dedicated to advancing precision medicine, have launched […]


Thu. September 24, 2020
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Overcoming the Challenges of Genetic Test Identification for Billing & Reimbursement

The Genetic Health Information Network Summit has become a forum for influential leaders across healthcare to articulate practical challenges and brainstorm solutions to enable precision medicine. One recurring theme of these events (summarized here) is the ambiguity in the systems used to identify genetic tests for billing, adjudication, and reimbursement. It is no secret that […]


Mon. September 21, 2020
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Report:
Understanding Genomic Testing Utilization & Coverage in the U.S.

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of a new report: Understanding Genomic Testing Utilization & Coverage in the U.S. Developed in collaboration with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Illumina, and Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC), this report draws insights about the clinical adoption of genomic testing using health insurance claims and coverage policies. […]


Fri. August 7, 2020
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Concert Genetics Presents Real-World Data on Utilization of NGS-Based Diagnostic Tests in NCCN 2020 Abstract

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2020) – Concert Genetics, a technology company dedicated to advancing precision medicine, today announced the publication of real-world data on utilization and coding variability in medical claims for Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based diagnostic tests. The study was done in collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and […]


Wed. April 1, 2020
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[Webinar]
Precision Medicine for Health Plans

We are pleased to offer this upcoming webinar in collaboration with Burgess and RJ Health. Precision Medicine for Health Plans: Managing coverage and reimbursement amidst the rapid evolution of genetic testing and targeted therapies Wednesday, Feb. 13th 1:00-2:00 pm CT Register here The pace of advancement in genetics and precision medicine is staggering. Today, there […]


Wed. February 6, 2019
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Concert Genetics Expands Industry Leading Test Order Management Platform to Support Insurance Workflow

The Concert Platform consolidates multiple workflows to streamline communication between clinicians, provider organizations, laboratories and health plans NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Concert Genetics, a technology and managed services company advancing precision medicine, has enhanced its industry leading genetic test order management system to better meet the needs of stakeholders across the healthcare system. […]


Thu. February 8, 2018
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Announcing The New and Improved Concert Platform

Latest update adds insurance coverage information and other enhancements to the market’s leading genetic test order management platform Earlier today, we announced the release of the latest version of our genetic test ordering management system – The Concert Platform (formerly GeneConnect®) – adding compelling new capabilities to a platform used by leading hospitals and health […]


Thu. February 8, 2018
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Genetic Test Finder is Better Than Ever

Long-time users of Concert Genetics know we offer a free tool that allows users to search and compare tests from across the entire U.S. clinical genetic testing market. In fact, it’s the #1 genetic test search and comparison tool available. So, what’s new? Today, we released an enhanced version with more (and better) ways to search […]


Fri. January 19, 2018
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Concert Genetics Completes Growth Financing

Investment capital will enable Concert to expand its offerings focused on the data and digital infrastructure for reliable and efficient management of genetic testing NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2018) – Concert Genetics, Inc., announced today it has completed a growth capital financing round with a structured facility led by Deerfield Management. The funds will be […]


Mon. January 8, 2018
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Genetic Health Information Network Summit Will Address Precision Medicine Challenges

Healthcare leaders organize summit on the data and digital infrastructure needed to enable precision medicine NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2017) – Healthcare information technology firm Concert Genetics, in collaboration with leaders from across genetics and healthcare, today announced the first Genetic Health Information Network Summit will take place Sept. 26-27, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. The […]


Thu. May 18, 2017
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Connecting the Genetic Health Information Network (a whitepaper)

At Concert Genetics, we are believers in the promise of precision medicine. In particular, we believe in the role genetics can play in transforming the healthcare system. We’re also pragmatists. Two decades into the genetic revolution, the practical barriers to integrating genetics into the delivery of clinical care are undeniable. The fact is, the infrastructure […]


Thu. May 4, 2017
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Concert Genetics: Connecting the Future of Healthcare

By Rob Metcalf and Mark Harris, PhD Today we officially launched our company’s new name and brand. We are now Concert Genetics. This is a defining moment for our organization. As we continue to grow, and genetic testing becomes an even more prominent part of the healthcare industry, it’s essential we present a clear picture […]


Wed. March 1, 2017
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NextGxDx is now Concert Genetics

Healthcare information technology firm working to connect and enable precision medicine NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 1, 2017) – Healthcare information technology firm NextGxDx Inc. has announced that it is now Concert Genetics. The change is intended to reflect the company’s mission of providing data-driven tools to connect, unify and simplify the world of genetic testing for […]


Wed. March 1, 2017
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Press Release: Oregon Health & Science University Engages GeneConnect® Genetic Test Utilization Management Solution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 13, 2016) — NextGxDx Inc. (*now Concert Genetics) today announced an agreement with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to deliver GeneConnect®, the genetic test utilization management solution that enables healthcare institutions to lower the costs and address the workflow inefficiencies associated with genetic test ordering. “Genetic testing is the key to […]


Wed. July 13, 2016
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Press Release: Concert Genetics Founder Mark Harris Names Rob Metcalf as Chief Executive Officer, Assumes New Role as Chief Innovation Officer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2016) — Mark Harris, Ph.D., today announced Rob Metcalf has succeeded him as chief executive officer of Concert Genetics (*formerly NextGxDx). Harris, who founded the healthcare information technology company in 2010, has elected to take a new leadership position, chief innovation officer, where his primary focus will be developing the next […]


Fri. July 8, 2016
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Press Release: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Engages GeneConnect® Genetic Test Utilization Management Solution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 1, 2016) — NextGxDx Inc. (*now Concert Genetics) today announced an agreement with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to deliver GeneConnect®, the genetic test utilization management solution that enables healthcare institutions to lower the costs and address the workflow inefficiencies associated with genetic test ordering. “Genetic testing is the lynchpin of personalized medicine, but […]


Wed. June 1, 2016
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Press Release: Cincinnati Children’s Engages GeneConnect® Genetic Test Utilization Management Solution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 21, 2015) — NextGxDx Inc. (*now Concert Genetics) today announced an agreement with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to deliver GeneConnect®, the genetic test utilization management solution that enables healthcare institutions to create genetic testing formularies that can lower the costs and address the workflow inefficiencies associated with genetic test ordering. “Genetic […]


Mon. December 21, 2015
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Press Release: Novation Awards Group Purchasing Agreement to NextGxDx for the Members of Children’s Hospital Association

GeneConnect™ genetic testing utilization software supports management of rapidly rising genetic testing costs NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Novation, the nation’s largest healthcare services organization, has awarded a group purchasing contract to Franklin, Tennessee-based NextGxDx, Inc. (*now Concert Genetics) Under the agreement, Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) members who participate with Novation will have […]


Wed. September 16, 2015
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Press Release: NextGxDx and Seattle Children’s Hospital’s PLUGS® Program Collaborate on Comprehensive Genetic Testing Utilization Management Solution

PLUGS clinical and UM content to be distributed through GeneConnect™ platform SEATTLE, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seattle Children’s Hospital today announced that it will collaborate with NextGxDx, Inc. (*now Concert Genetics) to develop a joint genetic test utilization management (UM) solution for children’s hospitals and pediatric practices. The collaboration will combine the hospital’s PLUGS […]


Thu. June 25, 2015
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