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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…

When Ramping Up Genomic Programs, Health Network/Hospital CEOs and Executives Must Consider Emerging Technologies, Swiftly Rising Consumer Demand

Hospitals and healthcare systems increasingly using genomic profiling must integrate it into all facets of care delivery, not just add it to patients’ EHRs…

Hospitals and Health Networks Gearing Up for Precision Medicine Must Make Tough Choices on Hiring Knowledgeable Physicians and Suppliers

When a health network CEO considers how to introduce a precision medicine service into clinical care, the up-front costs can be substantial, but the potential rewards are significant …

English Hospitals Will Be First In UK to Offer Routine Precision Medicine, Genomic Sequencing

When it comes to precision medicine, health networks and hospitals in the United States are rolling out routine genetic sequencing in a piecemeal fashion. Most prominently, Geisinger Health system in Pennsylvania announced it would begin routinely performing the service on all of its patients starting this month…