Genome Medical

Genome Medical Genome Medical is a nationwide genomics medical practice providing expert genetic services to improve health, diagnose and treat disease.

Genome Medical is hiring! We are looking for a CTO to lead our technology strategy/vision and to oversee engineering and development. If you'd like to help advance access to genetic services and genomic information for the benefit of patients and join a rapidly growing, venture-backed company in the SF Bay area, please apply. https://lnkd.in/ggkRG46

Mission: Genome Medical’s mission is to bridge the gap between genome technology and medical practice by serving both physicians and patients to move us toward a more genome-centered healthcare system.

"Adding Genome Medical to our genetic counseling program expands access for our customers and contracted care providers ...
10/31/2018
Cigna Using Telegenomics Services From Genome Medical

"Adding Genome Medical to our genetic counseling program expands access for our customers and contracted care providers to a highly-specialized nationwide practice of credentialed, in-network and certified genetic counselors" - Jeffrey Hankoff, Cigna Medical Director

The telegenomics firm's 40 genetics experts will evaluate and make care decision for patients, and facilitate peer-to-peer consultations for providers.

Today, the Genome Medical team is at Healthcare Revolution and we are powering the Business of Genetics Summit. Our VP o...
10/29/2018

Today, the Genome Medical team is at Healthcare Revolution and we are powering the Business of Genetics Summit. Our VP of Clinical Operations, Erynn Gordon Fishman is speaking on Getting Prepared for Genetic Wellness (It's Already Here!).

10/25/2018
Breast Cancer Awareness

Speak to a Genetic Counselor to understand your risks for developing cancer and find the screening option that's right for you. Genome Medical is offering 50% off counseling sessions through November in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Movember.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn more about how the BRCA gene affects both men and women from Genome Medi...
10/24/2018
A Few of My Favorite Things: Men Wearing Pink and Thinking about Genetic Testing

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn more about how the BRCA gene affects both men and women from Genome Medical's Clinical Cancer Service Lead and Genetic Counselor, Catherine Fine.
#BRCA #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #GeneticTesting

Favorite things are almost always associated with October: the autumn season, changing leaves, pumpkin-everything, cool crisp weather, a favorite sweatshirt, football games and of course, men wearing pink. However, seeing more men wearing pink every October also leads me to ask, “Is that really en...

Today, we are at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovations Summit - at a session talking about disruption in diagnostic t...
10/22/2018

Today, we are at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovations Summit - at a session talking about disruption in diagnostic testing. Join us in the Start Up Zone. #MIS2018 #diagnostictesting #startup

Genome Medical Co-founder, Dr. Robert Green talks with Vox about the complexities and realities of genetic testing.
10/22/2018
Why DNA test results are actually pretty fuzzy

Genome Medical Co-founder, Dr. Robert Green talks with Vox about the complexities and realities of genetic testing.

A geneticist explains why DNA testing kits can’t reveal anyone’s complete ancestral history.

Genome Medical's co-founders and clinical leadership will be at #ASHG18 this week! We'll be hosting a special event abou...
10/15/2018
Understand Your Genome – Overview

Genome Medical's co-founders and clinical leadership will be at #ASHG18 this week! We'll be hosting a special event about the future of genome information management as well as the Understand Your Genome program. Sign up to learn more: https://lnkd.in/dXNUgab
#uyg #informationmanagement #genomics #healthleadership #genetics

The New "Understand Your Genome" with Genome Medical Genome Medical is introducing a new and improved Understand Your Genome® (UYG) program, and we look forward to building upon the success of the program started by Illumina. Our goal is to drive increased access to genomics education by

Today is National Previvor Day. If hereditary diseases run in your family, a visit with a genetic counselor can help you...
10/03/2018

Today is National Previvor Day. If hereditary diseases run in your family, a visit with a genetic counselor can help you assess your risk for developing certain cancers. Learn more about our Advanced Care Genetic Program: https://bit.ly/2ycwUol
#Previvor #hereditarycancer #geneticcounseling #gcchat

Genome Medical is honored to have been chosen as a start-up to participate in the Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Pla...
10/01/2018

Genome Medical is honored to have been chosen as a start-up to participate in the Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform, which offers inside access to explore partnerships with Cleveland’s pre-eminent healthcare institutions. Learn more: https://prn.to/2Qo4S0t

#startups #plugandplaycleveland #healthtech

09/27/2018
Ovarian Cancer and Genetic Testing

Ovarian Cancer Awareness month is almost over...but it's never too late to take action to better understand your potential increased risks. Visit our website to learn more or call (877) 688-0992 to get started.

09/25/2018
The Current Landscape of Genetic Testing: Hosted In Conjunction with Dreamforce | Healthtech Women

In the bay area? Join Healthtech Women this evening for an event focusing on the current landscape of #GeneticTesting, featuring Genome Medical CEO Lisa Alderson. The event begins at 5:30pm. Click to register. #Dreamforce2018
https://hubs.ly/H0dWy8n0

Healthtech Women is hosting our next quarterly event in conjunction with Dreamforce! We are thrilled to bring back this topic of Genetic Testing and discuss the current landscape around both Direct-to-consumer and Clinical Testing and what that means for consumers and the industry as a whole.

The Genome Medical team at EBN Forum Expo in New Orleans today!#BFE18 #employeebenefits #precisionmedicine #telegenetics
09/25/2018

The Genome Medical team at EBN Forum Expo in New Orleans today!
#BFE18 #employeebenefits #precisionmedicine #telegenetics

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Here's what women (and men) need to know - by Genome Medical's VP of Clinic...
09/20/2018
Ovarian Cancer - What Women (and Men) Need to Know

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Here's what women (and men) need to know - by Genome Medical's VP of Clinical Operations and Genetic Counselor, Erynn Gordon.

Understanding whether ovarian cancer in a family is hereditary is important because it can help those caring for all the family members better understand each person’s cancer risks, and guide screening, prevention and treatment.

09/12/2018
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We are thrilled to announce the new "Understand Your Genome" Program. The program hopes to drive access to broader genomics education through new offerings – such as online e-learning courses – and select live events!
#genetics #telegenetics #access #education

UPWARD Women and Karin Kissane catch up with Genome Medical Co-founder and CEO Lisa Janssen Alderson. #Entrepreneurship ...
09/11/2018
An Evening in Los Altos with Lisa Alderson by Karin Kissane – UPWARD Women

UPWARD Women and Karin Kissane catch up with Genome Medical Co-founder and CEO Lisa Janssen Alderson. #Entrepreneurship #womenleaders #genomics
https://www.upwardwomen.org/2018/09/10/an-evening-in-los-altos-with-lisa-alderson/

Karin Kissane, Managing Director, Gates Capital Partners On a warm summer evening in Los Altos, I had the pleasure of hosting a dynamic Table for 10, featuring Lisa Alderson, CEO of Genome Medical. I’ve known Lisa for 20 years, since we were MBA students. Lisa arrived at Harvard Business School, a...

"Among the most compelling reasons for the continued growth of virtual health is the mounting evidence of improved healt...
09/06/2018
Consumers are on board with virtual health options

"Among the most compelling reasons for the continued growth of virtual health is the mounting evidence of improved health outcomes, cost savings, and better access and increased convenience for patients." -Deloitte U.S.
https://hubs.ly/H0dHm9t0

Seventy-seven percent of consumers have never tried a virtual health care visit. Here are some reasons why this is the case, along with strategies for health system and hospital leaders to increase adoption and meet increasing consumer demand.

Official first day at our new space in sunny South San Francisco! We are so excited for this new chapter for Genome Medi...
09/05/2018

Official first day at our new space in sunny South San Francisco! We are so excited for this new chapter for Genome Medical!
#MovinOnUp #startuplife #telegenetics #genomics #HQs

"From a public health perspective, we need to identify these higher-risk segments of the population so we can provide ap...
08/24/2018
Using Population Genetics to Predict Disease Risk

"From a public health perspective, we need to identify these higher-risk segments of the population so we can provide appropriate care.” - Sekar Kathiresan MD, Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at MGH

Using genetics, this work has created a way to identify people at higher risk for five common diseases - before they show any symptom.

We've long known that common disease has a strong genetic component but it was hard to test for because of the thousands...
08/14/2018
Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA

We've long known that common disease has a strong genetic component but it was hard to test for because of the thousands of genes involved. This exciting new study paves the way for using genetics to better identify those at risk for common disease.
The New York Times
https://hubs.ly/H0dpbkH0

With a sophisticated new algorithm, scientists have found a way to forecast an individual’s risks for five deadly diseases.

'When it comes to genetic testing for inherited mutations that increase risk of cancer, a gender gap worries researchers...
08/10/2018
The Genetic Test Some Men Don’t Know They Need

'When it comes to genetic testing for inherited mutations that increase risk of cancer, a gender gap worries researchers.' via The Wall Street Journal. https://hubs.ly/H0dm4cp0

Women are far more likely to get tested for inherited BRCA and other gene mutations, even though they also pose a cancer risk for men and their children.

'Virtual care programs will likely become increasingly important to health systems that want to retain and attract custo...
08/02/2018
What can health systems do to encourage physicians to embrace virtual care?

'Virtual care programs will likely become increasingly important to health systems that want to retain and attract customers—consumers, employers, and health insurers—who will likely demand more connected, coordinated, and convenient care. ' — via Deloitte U.S. #telegenetics #virtualcare #healthsystems #gcchat
https://hubs.ly/H0dfW0J0

​With changing health care reimbursement models, growing consumer demand, and advances in digital technologies, virtual care is a must-have for health systems. But how can hospitals and health systems gain physician buy-in? It might be easier than you think.

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month. Here's what you need to know about banking cord blood - by Genome Medical Genetic Co...
07/26/2018
Cord Blood Banking: What You Need to Know

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month. Here's what you need to know about banking cord blood - by Genome Medical Genetic Counselor, Betsy Beyer Swope.
#cordblood #awareness #gcchat

Cord Blood Banking: What You Need to Know by Betsy Swope, MS, LCGC Genome Medical Genetic Counselor Among the many choices for expectant parents is whether to bank their newborn’s umbilical

“There are now over 75,000 genetic tests — that comes to over 10 new tests that enter the market every day, which is...
07/23/2018
Genetic testing is coming of age, but for consumers it's buyer beware

“There are now over 75,000 genetic tests — that comes to over 10 new tests that enter the market every day, which is both good news and bad news,” - CNBC. The genetic experts at Genome Medical can help navigate you towards the test that's right for you.

A boom in genetic testing is making it harder for consumers to discern which have key medical uses and which do not. Insurance coverage for these tests remains limited.

"Science has offered many more ways that patients can benefit from learning about their genes, and the cost of the techn...
07/16/2018
Telemedicine could soften geneticist shortage

"Science has offered many more ways that patients can benefit from learning about their genes, and the cost of the technology has come down, helping to drive demand."- @CrainsCleveland #telegenetics #precisionmed #gcchat
https://lnkd.in/gdRhgCN

To help meet the growing demand for genetics services amid a national shortage of genetic providers, some health systems in Northeast Ohio have turned to telemedicine.

It's Alzheimer's Awareness month and the Genome Medical team takes a look at the role of genetics in this tragic medical...
06/26/2018
The Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

It's Alzheimer's Awareness month and the Genome Medical team takes a look at the role of genetics in this tragic medical condition: https://bit.ly/2tvitdm .

The Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease by Scott M. Weissman, MS, LCGC Genome Medical Genetic Counselor June is Alzheimer’s disease (AD) awareness month, so we wanted to provide some education about the genetics of Alzheimer’s. AD is a condition that

"Consumers face a lot of unanswered questions when it comes to consumer DNA testing." The genetic experts at Genome Medi...
06/05/2018
What consumer DNA data can and can’t tell you about your risk for certain diseases

"Consumers face a lot of unanswered questions when it comes to consumer DNA testing." The genetic experts at Genome Medical are readily available to help you make sense of your results via phone or video. #geneticcounseling #telegenetics

Consumers face lots of choices and unanswered questions when they get personal genomic information related to disease risk from the Internet.

Gene sequencing study finds new cancers linked with Lynch syndrome. "These are tumor types that we would never have refe...
06/04/2018
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Gene sequencing study finds new cancers linked with Lynch syndrome. "These are tumor types that we would never have referred for genetic counseling." Turn to Genome Medical experts to navigate the waters in this ever-changing field. #HereditaryCancerNews #lynchsyndrome #ASOS
@Business Insider
https://hubs.ly/H0cv0JM0

The ACS recently announced that they would be recommending colorectal cancer screenings at 45 for those of average risk....
06/01/2018
Cancer Group Calls for Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at Age 45

The ACS recently announced that they would be recommending colorectal cancer screenings at 45 for those of average risk. Not sure if you are at increased risk? Speak to a Genome Medical genetic counselor to clarify your risk and what screening you may need. #gcchat #crcsm #familyhistory #crcscreening #ASCO18 #colonpolyps #colorectalcancer

The American Cancer Society says routine screening should begin at age 45, rather than 50, reflecting the rise of colorectal cancer in younger patients.

Discover and follow your passion to ensure you stay driven through the highs and lows, says our fearless CEO and serial ...
05/31/2018
Dare to Stretch Your Boundaries [Entire Talk] | Stanford eCorner

Discover and follow your passion to ensure you stay driven through the highs and lows, says our fearless CEO and serial entrepreneur, Lisa Alderson.
— via Stanford's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Watch it now.
#StanfordETL #startuplife #womenleaders #genetics
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Serial entrepreneur Lisa Alderson, co-founder and CEO of Genome Medical, shares her vision for the future of medicine, along with real-world advice for those seeking to start their own company: Discover and follow your passion to ensure you stay driven through the highs and lows. Above all, venture....

A Basser Center for BRCA study at the University of Pennsylvania found that 77% of patients would undergo genetic counse...
05/31/2018
Using telemedicine to bring genetic counseling to community cancer care

A Basser Center for BRCA study at the University of Pennsylvania found that 77% of patients would undergo genetic counseling services if they were made available via telemedicine. Have questions about genetic testing or want to assess your risks? Schedule a time to talk with a genetic expert via phone or video at Genome Medical.

Genetic counseling for cancer patients has become standard of care at academic medical centers, but patients cared for at community-based medical practices across the United States may not have access to these resources. Video and phone sessions can close that gap and bring genetic counseling to pat...

Our genome is complex and the lack of understanding can be avoided. Whether your a clinician or an individual — it sta...
05/29/2018
We're not prepared for the genetic revolution that's coming

Our genome is complex and the lack of understanding can be avoided. Whether your a clinician or an individual — it starts with a conversation. Chat with one of our genetic experts today.

Genetics is influencing more and more of our decisions, but we can't make the right choices if we don't understand it.

We think so!"A telemedicine company called Genome Medical offers virtual consultations. For $179, you’re connected wit...
05/22/2018
Can Genetic Counselors Keep Up With 23andMe?

We think so!
"A telemedicine company called Genome Medical offers virtual consultations. For $179, you’re connected with one of 14 genetic counselors (including Weissman) for a 30-minute 'Genetic Navigator' session to discuss your concerns before testing, or afterward to decipher your results." - via @TheAtlantic

The rise of spit kits is leaving consumers with lots of data and few answers. Genetic counselors could help people understand these results, but there aren’t enough of them to go around.

Genome Medical is thrilled to be included in Clinical OMICs Top Ten Startups to Watch!
05/09/2018
Clinical OMICS - MAY-JUN 2018

Genome Medical is thrilled to be included in Clinical OMICs Top Ten Startups to Watch!

Healthcare magazine for research scientists, labs, pathologists, hospitals, cancer centers, physicians and biopharma companies providing news articles, expert interviews and videos about molecular diagnostics in precision medicine

We are excited to announce our partnerships with Illumina, Inc., Counsyl and Invitae who have recently enrolled in Genom...
05/08/2018
Genome Medical Enters Employer Market with Diverse Genetic Health Programs and Wave of New Partners

We are excited to announce our partnerships with Illumina, Inc., Counsyl and Invitae who have recently enrolled in Genome Medical's employer program! Today, we are at #HLTH2018, talking to people about improving access to genetic experts and genetic services.
#partnerships #genomics #genetics #healthcare
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/genome-medical-enters-employer-market-with-diverse-genetic-health-programs-and-wave-of-new-partners-300643346.html

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome Medical, a leading provider of virtual genomics visits and...

We are in Austin this weekend for the ACOG Annual Meeting, talking to OB-GYNs about how Genome Medical can help optimize...
04/29/2018

We are in Austin this weekend for the ACOG Annual Meeting, talking to OB-GYNs about how Genome Medical can help optimize their practice's genetic testing experience for their patients. Stop by booth 3044 to learn more, or visit www.genomemedical.com/ACOG.

Today is DNA Day! In the 15 years since the Human Genome Project wrapped up, genetics has become increasingly important ...
04/25/2018

Today is DNA Day! In the 15 years since the Human Genome Project wrapped up, genetics has become increasingly important in health care. Genome Medical -- the first nationwide medical practice focused on genetics and genomics -- is proud to be part of this revolution. Through virtual consultations, we make genetic expertise accessible to patients, physicians and anyone who wants to discover how to use the information in their DNA to lead a healthier life.

This week at Genome Medical: we’ve been exhibiting at the SGO meeting in New Orleans, talking about improving access t...
03/26/2018

This week at Genome Medical: we’ve been exhibiting at the SGO meeting in New Orleans, talking about improving access to genetic services for the #ovariancancer community. 1 in 4 women with ovarian cancer have a hereditary mutation and can benefit from knowing this information. We’re ready to support GynOncs and their patients – learn more at www.genomemedical.com/SGO.

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