Precision Medicine

EHR vendors and CHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:00 am October 13, 2017
Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”
blood test detects breast cancer
By Bernie Monegain 03:23 pm October 11, 2017
The goal is to show whether screening patients for the presence of circulating tumor DNA – known as ctDNA – can detect breast cancer using a blood draw.
EHRs genomic data
By Mike Miliard 10:46 am October 10, 2017
In some cases, more data is needed to draw conclusions, and in others, the tech just isn’t there yet, John Quackenbush, a computational biologist at Harvard's Dana Farber Cancer Institute, says.

Howard A. Fine, MD. Photo by John Abbott

By Bernie Monegain 01:53 pm October 09, 2017
Prestigious prize highlights promising new direction in brain cancer research at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
LSU cancer precision medicine

Photo via LSU Health

By Bernie Monegain 01:28 pm October 09, 2017
Two centers will share a $2 million National Cancer Institute grant to study cancer health disparities.
Cher sues Soon-Shiong

Cher is suing Patrick Soon-Shiong. Photo via Twitter and Twitter

By Jessica Davis 11:31 am October 02, 2017
The legendary singer claims Soon-Shiong and other Altor board members hid the success of a promising cancer and AIDS/HIV drug.
gene editing and cellular therapies
By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm September 29, 2017
21st Century Cures Act is helping drive expansion in the cellular therapies, with the field valued at $25 billion.
precision medicine nurses
By Mike Miliard 02:13 pm September 29, 2017
A new website from National Human Genome Research Institute aims to help RNs integrate genomics into their patient care.

Oregon Health & Science University. Photo via Cacophony, Wikimedia

By Tom Sullivan 03:57 pm September 28, 2017
Oregon Health & Science University will run analytics against clinical data to deliver decision support to clinicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine

By Tom Sullivan 11:58 am September 28, 2017
The organizations will build a repository for precision and personalized medicine that they hope new startups will use to innovate.

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