There is a deficiency of genetic information that includes other ancestry types or mixtures of multiple diverse backgrounds. This new resource may bring hospital leaders closer to equity in precision medicine offerings
Healthcare Big Data
Research now links human saliva proteins in a multitude of ways. With saliva signatures recognized by thousands of identifiable proteins, a new public database that catalogs and curates this data in relation to disease studies offers a promising resource for hospitals.
The new collaboration between Epic and Foundation Medicine integrates Foundation’s comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) and other testing services with Epic’s electronic medical record (EMR) system. Genomic information will power clinical decision support.
Statement comes at a time of recent draft legislation and “bipartisan support” for the creation of a new advanced research agency to cure cancer and currents of a “highly anticipated” 21st Century Cures 2.0 bill.
A precision medicine initiative may involve large amounts of data. Amazon has unveiled a new biomedical data service that will help hospitals and health systems “ingest, store, query, and analyze their health data at scale.” What does it mean?
Understand the affiliations and implications of the CDC’s new SPHERES initiative for rapid SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing.
“Don’t underestimate the importance of aligning the interests of different stakeholders,” says the CTO of the Danish National Genome Center. Here are his tips for getting alignment on shared goals.
Paul S. Appelbaum, MD, provides deeper insights into risks, privacy, and safeguarding patients’ genetic information…
Prominent health networks/hospitals participate in NIH genetic research supported by more than one billion dollars in funding from the federal government…
Ongoing growth in consumer genetic testing pressures hospitals and healthcare networks to educate and prepare their primary care physicians for informed patients…