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

March 09, 2020

Toronto, Canada. (March 09, 2020) Benetech Inc. is a software development company that creates and markets tools for use in prenatal screening. Its flagship product, Benetech PRA™ is used by hundreds of leading hospitals and labs around the world to screen millions of pregnancies each year for congenital anomalies.

Benetech announced today the release of Benetech PRA version, as well as simultaneous release of Benetech HL7 Interface version Benetech PRA and HL7 releases contain several product enhancements and software fixes to better maintain your lab’s screening workflow.

Benetech PRA version has a number of data entry and reporting upgrades, including Bug Fixes to prevent the re-interpretation of a sample on non-critical changes as well as correction of overlapping sections on Reports. The newest version also contains specific updates regarding IVF for accommodating  leap year in Donor DOB Field and displaying appropriate GA in GA Estimation Box (NOTE: this only applies if method of estimation was switched from Embryo Transfer Date to other method (e.g. CRL)). Furthermore, in this upgraded version, HL7 is capable of receiving and sending out IVF related OBX’s and customization is available to send all conditions cut-off separately as well as exclude conditions which are not defined in Panel.

“PRA version 3.4 proves Benetech’s commitment to maintain and develop quality clinical software solutions for our clients” said Les Hansen, President of Benetech Inc., “This new version of PRA provides several new features necessary for labs to perform screening with up-to-date parameters while continuing to be customizable and compatible with any workflow.”

Upgraded Benetech PRA and HL7 versions are now available as a free download to all Benetech customers with a current Annual User Service Contract in place. Customers interested in upgrading their PRA version 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 some 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 13485:2016. More information on Benetech Inc. and its products can be found at or by contacting

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