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Nevada State Team develops Brochure celebrating #PublicHealthGenetics Week

May 22, 2020 — The National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Network (NCC) is sponsoring the first-ever Public Health Genetics Week from May 26-29, 2020. The goal of Public Health Genetics Week is to both increase awareness about, and to celebrate the efforts of professionals in, public health genetics. As part of this awareness campaign, our Nevada State Team... Read More

Telemedicine and Telehealth Resources for COVID 19

March 25, 2020 — With the current pandemic involving the coronavirus, COVID19 , many specialty and primary care providers are transitioning rapidly to utilizing telehealth modalities. We have gathered some of the resources that are available to help medical practices find the information and guidance they need to meet the ever-changing needs of their patients during this time. If... Read More

Genetics Virtual Education Series: “Genetic Testing: It’s Complicated” on 3/10/20 at noon MT

March 2, 2020 — To download or print the flyer, click here. Genetics Virtual Education Series: “Genetic Testing: It’s Complicated”. Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 • 12 to 1 p.m. Via Teleconference (Zoom Link and Instructions sent upon registration) Overview, Target Audience and Learner Outcome This activity, designed for the primary care providers and interdisciplinary healthcare teams, will include a... Read More

Guide to State Telehealth Laws

January 16, 2020 — “The Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) Fall 2019 release of the “State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies” report highlights the changes that have taken place in state telehealth policy. The report offers policymakers, health advocates, and other interested health care professionals a summary guide of telehealth-related policies, laws, and regulations for all 50 states... Read More

NERGN ECHO on Genetics

January 12, 2020 — Weitzman ECHO Complex Integrated Pediatrics has partnered with our colleagues at the New England Regional Genetics Network to present 3 sessions listed below this winter/spring. For more information please click here. ECHO Series In collaboration with the Weitzman Institute, the following Pediatric ECHO sessions are being offered for 2020. All will occur from 12 PM... Read More

Arizona Team Developmental Delay Algorithm

December 1, 2019 — The Arizona State team created a version of a developmental delay algorithm for genetic testing.  The team also created another tool: a laboratory document for pediatricians and primary care doctors, to aid in ordering these tests. Click here to read The Arizona Developmental Delay Algorithm.  Mountain States Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN) organized the development of... Read More

Texas DSHS Hosts Newborn Screening Grand Rounds: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

November 7, 2019 — Texas DSHS Newborn Screening Grand Rounds  Gene Therapy: A Landmark in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment Newborn Screening Grand Rounds is a lecture series at TX DSHS. There is no cost to participate and continuing education credit is available for some professions. Participate in Grand Rounds by webinar or in-person in Austin. Wednesday, November 13, 2019,... Read More

Utah State Team Developmental Delay Algorithm

November 5, 2019 — Mountain States Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN) organized the development of an algorithm to guide primary care clinicians in evaluating young children with a developmental delay with genetic and other types of testing. See Developmental Delay Algorithm & Resources (MSRGN) for the original algorithm and a number of related resources, including information about informed consent, patient... Read More

Virtual Education Series Newborn Screening: Colorado, Past Webinars

October 15, 2019 — Three webinars have been completed in the Colorado Virtual Education Series covering newborn screening topics,  held in conjunction with Children’s Hospital Colorado and our MSRGN Colorado State Team. If you missed either of the first 2 webinars, please visit our archive page to watch the recordings of the past webinars. The 3rd webinar will be... Read More