Dear Healthcare Provider,
I am writing in follow-up to my original request sent to you in March of this year asking for your help in developing a statewide Maine Public Health Genetics Plan. To help inform the Plan, we are conducting a survey of Maine practitioners to assess current practices, concerns, and needs of Maine-based healthcare providers regarding genetic services and public health.
If you have already completed the survey, thank you for your participation. If you have not already responded to our request that you participate in a survey we are asking you to please consider participating and completing the survey. You are being asked to participate in the survey because you are a healthcare provider who already addresses or soon will be addressing issues of genetic testing and genetic counseling with your patients. The survey will provide us with information that will help us develop a Maine State Genetics Plan that incorporates useful strategies to assist healthcare providers with their patients who require genetic testing, genetic counseling or other services.
The survey should take about 15 minutes of your time. If you are interested in participating in the survey, please complete the survey by clicking on this link "Maine Genetics Plan Survey". Please complete the survey within one month. If you have any questions about the survey or development of a state genetics plan, please call Dale Lea at 781-2098 or e-mail email@example.com
We greatly appreciate your consideration of our invitation to take the survey to help develop a Maine State Genetics Plan.
Ellie Mulcahy, R.N.C.
Director, Maine Genetics Program, Maine Department of Health and Human Services
286 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04333