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Genetic Counselor Role in Hospital Test Utilization 

Genetic Counselor Role in Hospital Test Utilization
Genetic Counselor Role in Hospital Test Utilization

Jessie Conta

, Cheryl Hess

, and Jacquelyn Riley

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date: 02 July 2022

Recently, hospital laboratories have significantly improved patient care by intercepting genetic tests that have been ordered in error or inappropriately. Such tests can be flagged before they are sent out to referral laboratories for testing. This is commonly performed by genetic counselors acting in support of test utilization management. This chapter details the role of the test utilization counselor. Multiple methods are described for developing and implementing a hospital-based test utilization management program for genetic testing.

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