FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for clinical reference laboratory testing services with Premier. Effective, October 1, 2018, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for clinical reference laboratory services.

“We are pleased that Premier has awarded this group purchasing agreement to NeoGenomics. The agreement underscores NeoGenomics’ unique position as a national, oncology-focused laboratory,” said Douglas M. VanOort, Chairman and CEO of NeoGenomics. “We look forward to providing a comprehensive suite of cancer tests, along with our tradition of outstanding customer service, to Premier members across the country.”

NeoGenomics provides expert bone marrow and surgical pathology consults; cancer cytogenetics with industry-leading turnaround times; hematologic and solid tumor FISH testing with the largest menu of technical-only services available; 10-color flow cytometry; histology supported by an extensive IHC antibody library; and >150 molecular oncology tests comprising the most comprehensive combination of multi-method tumor profiles and targeted biomarker tests in the industry. Our technical-only testing programs feature on-demand or live training and are available to pathologists who wish to sign out FISH, flow cytometry, and/or IHC.

We support clients in many cancer-related market segments including hospital and private pathology laboratories, office-based oncologists, academic institutions, contract research and pharmaceutical development organizations, and more.

Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 4,000 U.S. hospitals and 165,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.

About NeoGenomics, Inc.

NeoGenomics, Inc. specializes in cancer genetics testing and information services.  The Company provides one of the most comprehensive oncology-focused testing menus in the world for physicians to help them diagnose and treat cancer.  The Company’s Pharma Services division serves pharmaceutical clients in clinical trials and drug development.

Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, NeoGenomics operates CLIA certified laboratories in Aliso Viejo and Fresno, California; Tampa and Fort Myers, Florida; Houston, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee and Rolle, Switzerland.  NeoGenomics serves the needs of pathologists, oncologists, academic centers, hospital systems, pharmaceutical firms, integrated service delivery networks, and managed care organizations throughout the United States. For additional information about NeoGenomics, visit http://neogenomics.com/.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this press release constitutes forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including the information set forth in the “Full-Year 2018 Financial Outlook”.  These forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements as the result of the Company’s ability to continue gaining new customers, offer new types of tests, integrate its acquisition of the Clarient business, and otherwise implement its business plan, as well as additional factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 13, 2018.  As a result, this press release should be read in conjunction with the Company's periodic filings with the SEC.  In addition, it is the Company’s practice to make information about the Company available by posting copies of its Company Overview Presentation from time to time on the Investor Relations section of its website at http://ir.neogenomics.com/.

Forward-looking statements represent the Company’s estimates only as of the date such statements are made (unless another date is indicated) and should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s estimates as of any subsequent date.  While the Company may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, even if its estimates change.

For further information, please contact:

NeoGenomics, Inc.   
William Bonello         
Vice President Strategy, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
(239)690-4238 (w) (239)284-4314 (m)
bill.bonello@neogenomics.com 

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Source: NeoGenomics, Inc.