The Western States Genetics Services Collaborative is a federally-funded, multi-state project that seeks to improve individual and family health throughout the life course. The participating states and territory are: Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Our activities aim to increase access to and reduce disparities in newborn screening and clinical genetic and genomic services for individuals with or at risk for heritable disorders.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Genetic Services Project, grant number H46MC24091-03-00, for $600,000. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


Wiki Updates (Act Now)

Telemedicine and mHealth Technologies

Date: September 10, 2015

Presenter: Janet Major, Associate Director of Facilities, Arizona Telemedicine Program and Vice Chair for the Technology Special Interest Group of the American Telemedicine Association

Learning Objectives:

  1. Hear about some of the current trends observed at the annual signature event for telemedicine technology.
  2. Take a virtual tour of the ATA 2015 Exhibit Hall & Showcase @ the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  3. Learn who and where you can go to get access to the best resources in telemedicine and telehealth technology.

Link to register:

Link to Affordable Care ActOur new Affordable Care Act (ACA) website is now available! We’ve worked hard to make the website both informative and easy to understand. The website contains information about the ACA and how it affects people throughout the life course. To go to the website, click here.

We also have a text-only version of our Affordable Care Act website for those who are visually impaired. To access this site, click here.

Genetics and Newborn Screening Updates