Precision Medicine

Intermountain's Navican launches precision cancer services

3D rendered Illustration of a mutating cancer cell. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 02:36 pm April 18, 2018
The company will integrate its technology with software from SeraCare and Philips' IntelliSpace Genomics Platform.
apple health records EHR

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Mike Miliard 09:46 am April 18, 2018
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts where other PHR launches have not.
getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.
Vineti startup financing for gene therapies
By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm April 17, 2018
The startup aims to deliver new personalized therapies to market faster.
DNA sequencing saves lives

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 03:12 pm April 11, 2018
With 194,670 people participating in Geisinger's MyCode initiative, 3 percent have genetic variants that can be used to forecast health problems, and the number is expected to rise.
Leroy Hood precision medicine

"The way you force people to adhere to a paradigm change is to show them they can do things they never did before," says Leroy Hood, MD. He'll be speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit on May 18. Credit: Robin Layton

By Mike Miliard 10:17 am April 09, 2018
At the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit, the biologist and genomics pioneer will describe how a convergence of factors are pushing toward a new paradigm.
Testing algorithms key to applying AI and machine learning in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:44 am April 09, 2018
A physician expert from Partners Connected Health and Harvard Medical School offers tips for healthcare organizations working with advanced technologies.
precision medicine evolving tech

Michael Dulin, director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation at University of North Carolina, will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 18.

By Mike Miliard 06:32 am April 05, 2018
Michael Dulin, MD, who has studied the complex dimensions of personalized treatment as both a doctor and a patient, says the U.S. care delivery system has some learning to do.
Making a business case for precision medicine

Sam Hanna from The George Washington University’s School of Public Health and HIMSS Senior Director of Federal & State Affairs Jeff Coughlin will be speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 06:19 am April 05, 2018
Saving lives can save hospitals money but challenges remain, according to experts who will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington D.C. on May 17-18.
Seqster tool for alzheimers

A screenshot of  Seqster's aggregation tool for Alzheimer's care. Credit:  Seqster

By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm April 02, 2018
Seqster's aggregation allows for improved care now, as well as the ability to pass on Alzheimer's care data to future generations of the family, opening up invaluable resources to the research community.

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