Genome Medical Wins Best Overall Genomics Company in 8th Annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards Program

Prestigious International Annual Awards Program Recognizes Genome Medical for Second Consecutive Year

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., – May 9, 2024Genome Medical, the nation’s leading telehealth provider of genetic services and genomics based care, today announced it is the recipient of the “Best Overall Genomics Company Award” in the 8th annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards program. MedTech Breakthrough is an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market.

Genome Medical partners with health systems, genetic testing laboratories and life sciences companies to deliver expert genetic counseling for patients, build genetic counseling programs, improve the scale and efficiency of existing genetics services, and provide genetics expertise and services to support clinical trials and sponsored genetic testing programs.

With the largest national network of telehealth genetic counselors, Genome Medical has delivered more than 200,000 genetic counseling encounters and serves more than 6,500 new patients per month. With its services included as an in-network health plan benefit for 130 million people in the U.S., Genome Medical supports its customers’ strategies to expand their reach and patient impact by making genetic services available anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, seven days a week. Through its virtual care delivery model, Genome Medical reduces patient wait times for genetic counseling from as much as 18 months to less than one week. The company has an extensive team of clinicians covering a range of specialties that include oncology, reproductive health, cardiology, pediatrics, rare disease and proactive health.

“We are honored to be recognized for the second year in a row for the work we are doing to support health systems, providers, laboratories and life science companies,” said Jill Davies, CEO, Genome Medical. “We are continuing to improve access to care across the country and we are grateful for our many partners who work beside us on our mission of enabling a world where everyone’s health is informed by genetics.”

The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of health and medical technology categories, including Telehealth, Clinical Administration, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Virtual Care, Medical Devices, Medical Data & Privacy, and many more. This year’s program attracted thousands of nominations from over 18 different countries throughout the world.

“With the largest network of telehealth genetic counselors, Genome Medical provides patients with convenient, timely access to care,” said Steve Johansson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. “By delivering services to more patients and reducing the time it takes to receive genetic counseling and/or testing, Genome Medical is expanding access to the future of precision medicine through genetics and saving lives. We extend our sincere congratulations to the Genome Medical team for their well-deserved 2024 MedTech Breakthrough Award.”

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About Genome Medical

Genome Medical, is making genetics care accessible and actionable for patients through seven-day-a-week access to genetic services. By partnering with health systems, molecular testing laboratories and life sciences organizations, we expand the practice and impact of genomic medicine to improve patient care.  With our team of genetics providers we support our partners by providing expert clinical services including pre- and post-test genetic counseling, genetic test review and authorization, genetic risk assessments and genetic program advisory services. Our real-world data (RWD) offerings help accelerate our partners’ therapy development and commercialization efforts.  Genome Medical placed No. 663 on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America, received the MedTech Breakthrough 2024 “Best Overall Genomics Company” and 2023 “Genomics Innovation Award” and has been recognized as the “Top 50 in Digital Health” by Fenwick & West and Goldman Sachs. To learn more, visit genomemedical.com and follow @GenomeMed.

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