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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services (LANES) and The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) announced their co-partnership with Fulgent Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:FLGT) to support the data exchange of coronavirus tests performed at nearly 20 local drive-thru, walk-up and community clinic testing sites. As COVID-19 infections hit record levels in LA County, access to the most relevant test data is essential for healthcare providers to inform patient care decisions.
“We’re committed to broad-scale Los Angeles County public health response to help our medical community participants significantly curtail the outbreak,” said Ali Modaressi, CEO of LANES. “Our collaboration with Fulgent Genetics and DHS will fast-track getting COVID-19 test results in the hands of our dedicated Los Angeles providers who use our health information exchange platform. Physicians and other clinicians can view their patient’s test results along with other pertinent clinical information in real time to make the best treatment decision for the patient.”
Since May 25, Fulgent Genetics has administered thousands of laboratory-developed tests daily at community sites across Southern California to support the state’s public health pandemic crisis. The partnership facilitates the electronic sharing of COVID-19 test results with DHS and LANES. LANES serves as the community’s connectivity conduit posting COVD-19 test results to the patient’s electronic health record (EHR) within 24 hours turnaround of the resident being tested.
According to James Xie, Chief Operating Officer, Fulgent Genetics, “Fulgent Genetics is committed to delivering up-to-the-minute COVID-19 test results through our COVID testing technology …
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