Precision Medicine

Get social data in EHRs to bring precision medicine to population health

Air and water quality, financial stability, the ability to get healthy groceries and even broadband internet access have profound impacts on health.

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm June 14, 2017
In addition, the industry must ensure better access to broadband to make telehealth a reality for underserved areas.
A precision medicine fight is brewing between clinicians, public health

Robert Green, MD, a medical geneticist and physician-scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

By Tom Sullivan 10:33 am June 14, 2017
While doctors want to know everything they can, public health is far more cautionary when it comes to screenings.
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Sharon Zehe, attorney for Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

By Jessica Davis 02:36 pm June 13, 2017
Privacy protections, fraud guidelines and issues with discrimination need to be addressed before widespread adoption, expert says.
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Quest Diagnostics has made a new acquisition hopes to expand precision medicine services to community oncologists nationwide. Quest Diagnostics photo

By Bill Siwicki 01:43 pm June 13, 2017
Development of evidence-based services for guiding treatment decisions within EHRs and care plan workflows is expected to be an outcome of two new acquisitions.

India Barnard-Hook, director of strategy and associate director of precision medicine at University of California.

By Tom Sullivan 12:06 pm June 13, 2017
In fact, researchers said genetic sequencing could become less relevant in the near future.

Lynda Chin, chief innovation officer for health affairs at The University of Texas Health System, speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit.

By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am June 13, 2017
No, that’s not a joke. It’s also about economic solvency and workforce productivity.

Ross Wilson, principal investigator at UC Berkeley's California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences.

By Mike Miliard 10:32 am June 13, 2017
CRISPR-Cas9 could soon transform patient care, but process efficacy needs to be honed and delivery technology needs to be refined first.
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Penn Medicine Associate Vice President Brian Wells speaking at Precision Medicine Summit in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm June 12, 2017
Personalized care can reduce costs, prevent diseases, and bring joy back to doctors, but the healthcare system needs to learn how to adopt emerging technologies more quickly.
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Eric Dishman speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit in Boston on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:38 pm June 12, 2017
The director of the All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health draws on hard-won experience as he works to the democratize the potential of genomic research.
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Megan Mahoney, Chief of General Primary Care at Stanford University, speaks at the Precision Medicine Summit in Boston on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 02:15 pm June 12, 2017
While the industry is rapidly making progress on precision medicine, cultural, policy and regulatory changes are limiting momentum, industry leaders said at the Precision Medicine Summit on Monday.

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