Brossard, February 21, 2018 – Biron Health Group (hereafter Biron) announced today that, after making an initial investment in 2015, it has now fully acquired BiogeniQ, thereby completing the integration of BiogeniQ’s service offering into Biron’s family. This acquisition enables Biron to strengthen its position as industry leader in the field of diagnosis, screening and prevention and also improves its corporate growth strategy. The genetic counselling and genetic tests developed by BiogeniQ complement specialized testing to the services already offered to Biron’s patients and their doctors.
BiogeniQ's mission is to provide simple genetic information that can be used to optimize its clients’ treatment and well-being. The acquisition is an important milestone for BiogeniQ, as it enables the company to leverage the knowledge of Biron’s experienced personnel – management, scientists and other professionals – in order to continue expanding within Quebec and across Canada.
“We welcome BiogeniQ President and Founder Étienne Crevier, and the entire BiogeniQ team. This move enables us to improve our existing pharmacogenetic services and add genetic counselling to the medical testing and support services we already offer,” said Biron President and CEO Geneviève Biron.
The process of integrating BiogeniQ will continue in 2018, so that genetics becomes an integral part of Biron's service offer. The BiogeniQ team will continue to operate under the BiogeniQ name.
Biron Health Group – Overview
Founded in 1952 by Denis Biron, Biron began by opening a medical laboratory that quickly became well-known for its excellence and rapid access to services. Over the years, Biron has expanded and diversified its service offer while continuing to deliver the same high-quality performance. Today, Biron is a leading provider of health care in Quebec, with 780 employees and over 100 points of service throughout the province, yet it is still a close-knit, family-owned business that cares deeply about its place in the community. Its team of dedicated experts and professionals work hard every day to provide each and every customer with the fast, efficient service that has built the company’s reputation over the years.
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