NextGxDX partners with athenahealth

Local genetics testing platform NextGxDx has signed a partnership deal to embed its online marketplace in the electronic health records of Boston-based athenahealth. Publicly traded athenahealth (Ticker: ATHN) works with more than 31,000 doctors across the country.

Mark Harris, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, NextGxDx, who announced the new partnership from the stage of the Health 2.0 conference, said: "We believe in the vision of athenahealth, and both companies were founded on the premise that technology can help solve some of the inefficiencies in healthcare to deliver better results for patients and clinicians. We're honored to join forces with athenahealth to support their suite of solutions and provide their customers with an intuitive clinical interface for genetic testing."