Benetech Inc. announces the release of Benetech PRA™ version 3.0 and Benetech HL7™ Interface version 3.0

May 1, 2015

Toronto, Canada.  (May 1, 2015) Benetech Inc. is a software development company that creates and markets tools for use in prenatal screening.  Its flagship product, Benetech PRA™ is used daily by hundreds of leading hospitals and labs around the world to screen millions of pregnancies each year for chromosomal anomalies.

Benetech announced today the release of Benetech PRA version 3.0 as well as the simultaneous release of Benetech HL7 Interface version 3.0.  Benetech PRA 3.0 is a major release containing several significant product enhancements, including; support for PLGF and DVPI as first trimester markers; BMUS method for calculating gestational age based on CRL measurement; new user-amendable fixed first trimester factor for Down Syndrome and Trisomy 18; extension of existing user-amendable fixed second trimester factor for Down Syndrome and Trisomy 18; a new fully  customizable patient reporting format; enhanced reporting for reference labs with ability to use multiple report headers based on Collection Centre; enhancements to the HL7 Interface to better service high-volume reference labs; as well as many more features.

“PRA version 3.0 includes many new features that are going to improve the screening process for our customers” said Roanne Rondina, Vice-President of Products & Development at Benetech Inc.  “Allowing labs to customize their screening software to match the workflow in their lab is always one of our biggest goals.  And this release meets that goal.”

Benetech PRA 3.0 is now available as a free download to all Benetech customers with a current Annual User Service Contract in place.  Customers interested in upgrading to Version 3.0 can contact the company at for assistance.




Les Hansen


Benetech Inc.

1 800 253 8611



About Benetech Inc.

Located in Toronto Canada, Benetech was founded in 1987 and has been privately owned and operated ever since.  Benetech PRA is used by many of the leading hospitals and labs in the world and is considered a gold standard for prenatal screening.  The quality systems of Benetech Inc. have been registered by UL LLC. to ISO 13485:2003.  More information on Benetech Inc. and its products can be found at or by contacting

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