Precision Medicine

Microsoft says AI and cloud computing are giving precision medicine a boost

Chris Sakalosky, vice president of U.S Health and Life Sciences for Microsoft, speaking at HIMSS18 on Wednesday.

By Susan Morse 04:22 pm March 07, 2018
Company highlights advancements in genomics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, awards partnerships that are leveraging cutting-edge tech.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
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Jonathan Hirsch, Syapse president, speaking during the HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 07:39 pm March 05, 2018
Interoperability and the unwillingness of organizations to share information is standing in its way, experts say.
healthcare social determinants
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm March 02, 2018
Its new risk score harnesses clinically-validated information from non-clinical settings, enabling health systems to better manage their 30-day readmission risks.
personal genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm March 01, 2018
Helix has closed a $200 million financing round and said it plans to expand its personal genomics marketplace to accelerate consumer adoption of genomics.
precision medicine workflows
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm February 26, 2018
The new partnership aims to enable integration of genomic data across the EHR, making it easier for physicians to order specific tests for personalized medicine.
Cedars-Sinai precision medicine organs-on-chips

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am February 26, 2018
The technology could enable researchers to test drugs or treatments on a patient’s cells to avoid harmful, ineffective and costly options while determining personalized regimens.
Boston Children's joins research network to gain access to patient data

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:21 pm February 22, 2018
The hospital says the TriNetX network gives its patients the chance to participate in clinical trials they otherwise might not know exist.
HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Symposium

Damon Hostin, CEO of the Precision Medicine Alliance will be the opening keynote at the Precision Medicine Symposium on March 5.

By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm February 14, 2018
Experts will address a range of topics from current challenges to the future vision of precision medicine.
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John Halamka (above) and Paul Cerrato to talk about some of the biggest obstacles holding back more widespread implementation of precision medicine at HIMSS18.

By Mike Miliard 03:42 pm February 13, 2018
John Halamka and Paul Cerrato sift through the hope and the hype of personally-tailored care, spotlighting to real-world success stories while not ignoring some significant potential pitfalls along the way.

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