Thursday, April 28, 2011
Inherited Health Acquired By Informed Medical Decisions
Los Angeles-based Inherited Health, the online site for gathering and storing family health information headed by Lee Essner, has been acquired by Informed Medical Decisions. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced by the companies. Inherited Health, which was formerly known as AccessDNA, provides an online site focused on family health history and hereditary disease risk. As part of the acquisition, Essner joins Informed Medical Decisions board of directors. Informed Medical Decisions operates a network of genetic counselors and geneticists. According to Inherited Health's Essner, Informed Medical Decisions was one of its health services partners.