Precision Medicine

By Bernie Monegain 10:12 am September 22, 2017
The startup has the only FDA authorization for direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
Swedish Cancer precision medicine

Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:55 pm September 14, 2017
The machine learning and data-sharing effort is designed to strengthen, accelerate and potentially expand the delivery of precision medicine in breast cancer care.

Rob Brainin will serve as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of WuXi NextCODE.

By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 13, 2017
Company will continue to push toward digitizing, managing and analyzing genomic big data.
Intermountain Precision Genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:34 pm September 07, 2017
RxMatch, a new service for Intermountain care providers, allows physicians to use patients’ genomics to find the right antidepressant faster than using existing trial-and-error methods.
Terry Macaleer Orion Health

Terry Macaleer is set to begin at Orion Health in mid-September.

By Bernie Monegain 11:29 am September 01, 2017
Macaleer previously co-founded one startup and served as CEO and of another.
Intermountain and University of Utah Health

University of Utah Hospital teams up with others to manage high-risk patients within primary care settings and also within its broader healthcare system.

By Bernie Monegain 01:45 pm August 31, 2017
Researchers aim to create a standards-based and scalable platform for individualized cancer screening with a plan to combine EHR and clinical decision support tools.

There are significant IT hurdles to overcome for widespread and efficient use of personalized medicine in the future and IT shops need to start planning for it.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm August 31, 2017
Kymriah offers a fundamentally new approach to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children and young adults. Now IT departments gear up for a new era.
NIH expands All of Us

NIH's $13.8 million is enrolling participants and gathering health information for the precision medicine initiative.

By Bernie Monegain 12:05 pm August 31, 2017
Three awardees will help enroll and retain participants in the long-term precision medicine research.
cryptography to protect genomic sequencing
By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm August 23, 2017
By using cryptography to hide almost 99 percent of genetic information, researchers can ensure only patients have access to their complete genomic sequence.
autoimmune diseases technology

A bacteria being devoured by a blue-colored human white blood cell. Photo via

By Bernie Monegain 12:07 pm August 23, 2017
The $50 million Microbiome Immunity Project to examine bacteria in the body to better understand how they contribute to illnesses

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