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How to Get Payers and Providers on the Same Page with Genetic Testing Reimbursement

Michael Astion, MD, PhD, to share how the philosophy of the “two rights” can drive alignment and compromise among payers, providers, and patients…

The Essential Ingredients for Pushing Precision Medicine Forward

Mary Zutter, MD, to share Vanderbilt’s lessons learned in assembling resources, selecting disease targets, and engaging physicians in precision medicine pursuits…

3 Scientific Principles Leaders Can Apply to Genetic Medicine Adoption

Olivier Elemento, PhD, to share what whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing, and artificial intelligence will mean to medicine and patient care…

Illumina Seeks to Reduce Burdens of Adopting Precision Medicine

Phil Febbo, MD, CMO of sequencing company Illumina, to discuss what company is doing to make it easier for health systems to adopt next-generation sequencing…

Pharmacogenomics to Eventually Touch Every Patient, Everywhere, Expert Says

Mayo Clinic professor Richard Weinshilboum, MD, describes a near future in which preemptive gene sequencing becomes standard of care for safe and effective drug therapies…

Geisinger Health Seeks to Help Eliminate ‘Sick Care’ Nationally

It’s been a little more than a year since Geisinger launched its National Precision Health Initiative, a first-of-its kind unit designed to advance the promise of anticipatory medicine at Geisinger and at healthcare systems throughout the United States…

Geisinger Health and Sanford Health Ready to Offer Genetic Tests and Precision Medicine Services in Primary Care Clinics

Rapidly falling costs and the increasing clinical value of human genome sequencing and genetic testing is reaching the point where innovative hospitals and health networks are ready to offer these services to patients in family practice settings…

NIH Enlists Mayo Clinic, Dozens of Health Networks and Hospitals to Gather Genetic Data in a Billion-Dollar Program

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, Healthcare Networks to Educate and Prepare Physicians

Ongoing growth in consumer genetic testing pressures hospitals and healthcare networks to educate and prepare their primary care physicians for informed patients…

Syapse Creates Precision Medicine Council That Quickly Attracted 200 of the Biggest Hospitals and Health Networks as Members

Syapse of San Francisco has created a precision medicine council that quickly attracted 200 of the biggest hospitals and health networks as members…