SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services (MAGNET GROUP), recently awarded Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, with a contract for its pharmacogenetic test, Millennium PGTSM, and its medication monitoring services, Millennium UDTSM and Millennium OFTSM. The 9,500 health care providers within the MAGNET GROUP network now have access to these tests to help personalize treatment decisions for patients.
"Our partnership with MAGNET GROUP will provide their clinicians with tools and information to help improve patient medication use," said Jennifer Strickland, chief executive officer, Millennium Health. "It's our mission to improve the way patients take their prescription medications and we're proud to offer our health solutions to the MAGNET GROUP network to achieve that goal."
Millennium PGTSM is a non-invasive test that helps identify how a patient's genetic profile may impact their response to certain pain and mental health medications that treat depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety disorder and more. The information from the test helps provide clinicians with a faster and more effective path to optimal medication management, maximizing the benefits of these medications.
Millennium UDTSM (urine drug testing) and Millennium OFT SM (oral fluid testing) enables health care professionals to monitor the use or misuse of prescription medications, non-prescribed medications and illicit substances. The information from the test supports improved clinical decision making.
About Millennium Health
Millennium Health is a leading health solutions company that delivers accurate, timely, clinically actionable information to inform the right treatment decisions for each patient. The company shares a unified belief that everyone has the right to safe and effective treatment and aims to deliver on that idea by providing clinicians and payers with effective tools and information to reach that goal. Millennium Health offers a comprehensive suite of services including Millennium PGTSM, Millennium UDTSM and Millennium OFTSM, which can be used to better tailor patient care. More information can be found at www.millenniumhealth.com.
About MAGNET GROUP
MAGNET GROUP is one of the oldest and most experienced group purchasing organizations (GPO) in the country, serving approximately 9,500 members. Founded in 1979, MAGNET GROUP is "your other GPO" for simple secondary sourcing of capital and small medical equipment, facilities related products, select medical supplies, and various services. MAGNET GROUP operates in twenty states and the District of Columbia. Participants include all varieties of healthcare providers and non-healthcare entities, such as municipalities and universities.
SOURCE Millennium Health, LLC