In order to provide these sponsored testing programs at no charge to patients, Invitae partners with biopharma companies. These biopharma sponsors receive de-identified patient data from these programs as well as contact information for the healthcare providers who use the programs.
De-identified data means that any patient-identifiable information (e.g., name, date of birth, date of test, etc.) has been removed. De-identified information that is shared includes:
While third parties and commercial organizations may provide financial support for this program, tests and services are performed by Invitae. Healthcare professionals must confirm that patients meet certain criteria to use the program. Third parties and commercial organizations may receive de-identified patient data from this program, but at no time would they receive patient identifiable information. Third parties and commercial organizations may receive contact information for healthcare professionals who use this program. Genetic testing and counseling are available in the US and Canada. Healthcare professionals and patients who participate in this program have no obligation to recommend, purchase, order, prescribe, promote, administer, use or support any other products or services from Invitae or from third parties or commercial organizations.