Geisinger Demonstrates Importance of Increasing Uptake of Precision Medicine-Based Screening Approaches

Implications of using beneficial cardiovascular precision medicine-based screening approaches to raise awareness in at-risk populations
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How Precision Health and Genomics Might Help Hospitals Respond to Future COVID-19 Outbreaks

Understand the affiliations and implications of the CDC’s new SPHERES initiative for rapid SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing.
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Can Precision Medicine Play a Role in Alleviating COVID-19 Testing Backlogs?

Why gene editing technology CRISPR is getting attention as a potential testing solution amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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How to Make Oil (IT) and Water (Physicians) Mix in Precision Medicine Initiatives

"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.
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New PNAS Analysis Explains Results of Common Health Condition Precision Medicine Track

Study shows that the traditional approach to annual health assessments needs to change...
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Two Trials of Note from Latest Next Generation Sequencing National Coverage Determination

As innovation accelerates and evidence strengthens, CMS is recognizing the value of precision medicine diagnostic testing. Its latest decision is welcome news for hospitals and health systems, as well as patients with inherited breast or ovarian cancer...
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Deeper Dive into Google's Data Deals with Health Systems Underscores the Importance of Transparency

De-identified data that hospitals and health systems share with big tech can sometimes be used to identify patients. As these types of deals grow, full transparency with patients is key...
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Dilemma for Hospitals and Health Systems: Finding the Productive Middle Ground in the Precision Medicine vs Population Health Debate

While a recent report suggests expanding or initiating precision medicine efforts is imminent among health systems, some worry that precision medicine may take away from population health. The task for hospital and health system leaders is to determine a complementing balance of both efforts A report from the Center for Connected Medicine demonstrates just how …

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Considering a Precision Medicine Data Storage Partnership? Beware of Privacy Pitfalls

The need to build up critical mass quickly may tempt hospital and health system leaders to cut corners when it comes to being forthcoming with patients. Don’t fall into that trap...
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