RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Iggbo, a modern care coordination platform, and DNA Diagnostics Center® (DDC®), one of the world's largest private DNA testing companies, have announced a strategic partnership to empower consumers with valuable information contained in their own DNA. Since 1995, DDC has handled over 10 million DNA samples from 168 countries, offering tests for paternity, immigration, and other family relationships; ancestry; health and beauty; forensics, and genetic traits of animals. Leveraging Iggbo's technology, DDC can now digitally dispatch specimen collection specialists to a patient's home, a physician's office, or to Iggbo's network of care locations around the country.
"Iggbo's partnership with DNA Diagnostics Center makes it possible to access their science in the most convenient, user-friendly way possible. Our technology coordinates point of care so that it occurs at the right time and place," said Nuno Valentine, co-founder and CEO of Iggbo.
Since its launch, Iggbo has delivered on-demand specimen collection and other care in locations selected by patients around the country. Iggbo also operates a growing network of brick-and-mortar care locations in over 40 major markets.
This new partnership allows DDC to leverage Iggbo's network of on-demand specialists and its brick-and-mortar network as a way to offer their customers personalized care. In addition, Iggbo's award-winning Procedure Intelligence technology will help improve the efficiency and logistics of every care experience.
"To be an industry leader in genetic testing for over 20 years requires continual improvement. DDC has been the first to adopt leading technology to find ways to improve the quality and efficiency of handling every DNA sample," said Connie Hallquist, CEO of DNA Diagnostics Center. "Our partnership with Iggbo is an example of our relentless pursuit of the best processes for our customers."
Iggbo is a healthcare technology company that makes personalized medicine possible for everyone. Our award-winning care coordination platform enables healthcare companies to aggregate their healthcare solutions, services, and labor in one place. Using Iggbo's technology, our partners can automate their process for procuring, dispatching, tracking, and paying their labor. Any healthcare organization can digitally manage their own internal workforce on our platform, or they can discover and connect with trusted, high-quality labor groups to complete their services in a range of convenient settings, including mobile, in-office (where permitted), events, or in our brick-and-mortar care locations around the country. Iggbo puts a thousand healthcare solutions at the fingertips of our customers. www.iggbo.com
About DNA Diagnostics Center®
DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC®) is one of the world's largest private DNA testing companies with offices in Fairfield, Ohio and London, England. Since 1995, DDC® has expertly handled over 10 million DNA samples from 168 countries offering tests for paternity, immigration, and other family relationships; ancestry; health and beauty; forensics, and genetic traits of animals. DDC's accredited ISO 17025 laboratory uses state-of-the-art technology, robotics, and bioinformatics to ensure high quality results, and is certified by CLIA, CAP, AABB, NATA, and the Ministry of Justice. www.DNACenter.com