Precision Medicine

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.
HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit

Leroy Hood from Providence St. Joseph Health, Richard Milani from Ochsner Health System and Michael Dulin from University of North Carolina, Charlotte will speak at the Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am March 26, 2018
Along with the incredible promise of personalized care and prevention programs the challenges ahead are steep with a range of speakers to cover these and other pressing topics at our upcoming event.
Twitter Chat
By Michael Gaspar 02:17 pm March 21, 2018
To help understand the challenges of precision medicine, we're calling on our community to share their ideas and lessons learned during the #PrecisionHIT Twitter Chat on April 19.
intermountain global DNA database

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 09:31 am March 20, 2018
The health system will collect unprocessed data from AncestryDNA, MyHeritage and 23andMe to validate new findings and discover new mutations, the organization said. 
Biden takes issue with Trump administration's interoperability plans

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaking in Pennsylvania on March 15. Credit: C-span

By Mike Miliard 04:44 pm March 19, 2018
The MyHealthEData Initiative, announced by CMS' Seema Verma at HIMSS18, is too light on detail to make much of a difference, said the former VP – who offered his own way forward.
By Bernie Monegain 03:40 pm March 16, 2018
Research team finds patterns of symptoms that might be caused by an underlying genetic variant.

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