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July 26, 2022 | Noon EDT | EPISODE 39

Precision Wellness: How The Growth in Genetic Knowledge is Accelerating The Movement To Proactive Medicine Health

David  Johnson, CEO at 4Sight Health
Key Learnings

  • Understand the increase in genetic knowledge, its profound impact on medicine’s ability  to predict the advent of chronic diseases earlier and thereby improve therapeutic interventions to prevent or delay disease onset
  • Precision wellness will lead to a profound shift in healthcare resource allocation into preventive care that will lengthen healthy life spans
  • Over the Rainbow: Healthcare will change more in the next ten years than it has in the last one hundred years

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Precision Medicine Institute live briefings - Anne Tate, MT (ASCP), SC, MBA, MHI

Anne Tate, MT (ASCP), SC, MBA, MHI has more than 25 years of experience in the laboratory management and healthcare consulting business. She is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of managing laboratory information. Anne is fueled by her passion for laboratory informatics and software tools that enable the laboratory to achieve operational excellence.

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Betsy Smith, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor at Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute
Recorded July 19, 2022 | Episode 38

The Expanding Role of Cancer Genetic Counselors

Betsy Smith, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor, Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute

Howard McLeod, PharmD, Executive Clinical Director, Precision Health, Intermountain Healthcare
Recorded July 12, 2022 | Episode 37

Precision Medicine As A Population Health Tactic - Is This A Game Changer For Healthcare?

Howard McLeod, PharmD, Executive Clinical Director, Precision Health, Intermountain Healthcare

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Recorded June 21, 2022 | Episode 36

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Jeff Schreier, MBA, Senior Director, DXRX Lab Relations and Dave Smart, PhD, Senior Director, Analytics, Data Team at Diaceutics

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Recorded June 7, 2022 | Episode 35

Use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) Analytics to Identify Key Clinical Events to Address Specific Real-World Questions in the Community Oncology Setting

Patricia Goede, PhD, VP, Clinical Informatics and Linh Mekuria, MPA, Senior Clinical Informaticist, XIFIN, Inc

Recorded June 2, 2022 | Episode 34

How Digital Pathology is Fueling Precision Medicine Healthcare Data

Lisa-Jean Clifford, COO and Chief Strategy Officer, Gestalt Diagnostics

Recorded May 24, 2022 | Episode 33

Precision Medicine Regulation: What Is The Current Situation and Where Are We Headed?

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Recorded May 17, 2022 | Episode 32

How Labs Can Use PharmDs To Turn Test Results into Actionable Intelligence For Health Plans To Better Identify Eligible Risk Adjustment Patients

Rick VanNess, MS, Director of Product Management, Rhodes Group, Inc.

Recorded May 3, 2022 | Episode 31

The Future of AI in a Millennial World

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Moving the Needle on Precision Medicine Using Liquid Biopsies: Opportunities and Challenges

Recorded April 12, 2022 | Episode 29

Curating the Genome to Drive Precision Diagnosis in Clinical Care

Mark Kiel, CSO & Co-Founder, Genomenon

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Recorded April 5, 2022 | Episode 28

The Clinical Implementation of Precision Health at Intermountain Healthcare: Benefits for Patients and the Community

Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD, Vice President and Chief of Precision Health and Academics, Intermountain Healthcare

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Recorded Mar. 22, 2022 | Episode 27

Advancing Precision Medicine with RNA Next Generation Sequencing

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Recorded Mar. 15, 2022 | Episode 26

How Big Data and Diagnostic Technology Evolution Helped us Manage the Pandemic

Paul Mango, former Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Recorded Mar. 8, 2022 | Episode 25

Artificial Intelligence: Practical Applications of AI in Healthcare and Diagnostics

Ajit Singh, PhD, Managing Director, Artiman Ventures

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Recorded Mar. 1, 2022 | Episode 24

Integrated End-to-End Solutions for Hereditary NGS Panel Testing

Jeanette McCarthy, MPH, PhD, Vice President, Fabric Genomics

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Recorded Feb. 22, 2022 | Episode 23

Generating Novel Insights Through AI and Multimodal Analysis

Philippe Menu, MD, PhD, MBA and Chief Medical Officer at SOPHiA GENETICS

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Recorded Feb. 15, 2022 | Episode 22

How Technology-Enabled Processes Are Personalizing the Patient Experience

John Glaser, Executive in Residence at Harvard Medical School

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Recorded Feb. 8, 2022 | Episode 21

Reimbursement and Regulatory Risk in Genetic Testing

Speakers: Michael Arrigo, CEO, No World Borders and Rob Metcalf, CEO, Concert Genetics

Recorded Feb. 1, 2022 | Episode 20

The 2022 Debate on the Statutory Reform of Diagnostic Oversight

Thomas Sparkman, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy, American Clinical Laboratory Association

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Strategies to Ensure Health Plan Coverage of Emerging Diagnostic Technologies

Maude Champagne, Pharmacologist and Healthcare Value Expert, Illumina

Recorded Jan. 18, 2022 | Episode 18

Digital Pathology - A Foundation for Precision Medicine

Lisa-Jean Clifford, COO and Chief Strategy Officer, Gestalt Diagnostics

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Recorded Jan. 4, 2022 | Episode 17

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Recorded December 14, 2021 | Episode 16

Medical Necessity Apocalypse: Aligning patients, laboratories and payers to prevent financial toxicity and improve reimbursement

Michael Astion, MD, Medical Director and Jessie Conta, genetic counselor and Laboratory Stewardship Program Manager, Department of Laboratories, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Recorded December 7, 2021 | Episode 15

Developing a Strategy for Next Generation Sequencing Reimbursement - Understanding the Barriers and Path to Consistent Revenue Growth

Robert Dumanois, Director of Reimbursement Strategy, Clinical Sequencing Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Recorded November 30, 2021 | Episode 14

Understanding the Clinical and Financial Impact of Unmanaged
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Kristine Ashcraft, Medical Affairs Director, Pharmacogenomics, Invitae

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Recorded November 23, 2021 | Episode 13

Precision Medicine for Inpatient Children

Stephen F. Kingsmore, MD, DSc, President and CEO of Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine

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Recorded November 16, 2021 | Episode 12

Integrating Personalized Medicine into Healthcare: Advancing From Promise to Reality for More Patients

Elissa Quinn, Precision Medicine Advocacy, Policy & Partnerships at Blueprint Medicines

Recorded November 9, 2021 | Episode 11

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine

John Quackenbush, PhD, Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Harvard
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Recorded October 26, 2021 | Episode 10

The Intersection of Population Health and Precision Medicine: Joining Forces to Improve Public Health Using Targeted Interventions

David Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus
Dr. Raymond C. & Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy at Jefferson College of Population Health

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Recorded October 12, 2021 | Episode 9

Regulatory and Reimbursement Considerations for Precision Medicine

Emily Johnson, Member, McDonald Hopkins
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Recorded October 5, 2021 | Episode 8

So, You Want to Bill for NGS Testing? 5 Steps to Avoid Potential Pitfalls

Ann Lambrix
Vice President of RCM Consulting
Vachette Pathology

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Recorded September 28, 2021 | Episode 7

Precision Oncology in Community Practice: An Evolving Landscape

Pranil Chandra, DO, FCAP, FASCP
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President, Genomic and Molecular Pathology, PathGroup
Advisor, Precision Medicine Institute

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Recorded September 21, 2021 | Episode 6

Molecular Tumor Boards to Help Solve the Precision Medicine ‘Final Mile’ Problem

Howard McLeod, PharmD
Medical Director, Precision Medicine
Geriatric Oncology Consortium

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Recorded September 14, 2021 | Episode 5

Precision Medicine: Beyond Science - Why's and How's

Sam Terese
CEO & President
Alverno Laboratories

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Recorded September 9, 2021 | Episode 4

The Convergence of Pathology, AI and Drug Development and the Rise of Digital Precision Medicine

Jason Hipp, MD, PhD
Chair, Division of Computational Pathology & AI, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Mayo Clinic
Director, Digital Innovation, Mayo Clinic Labs

Julie R.
Recorded August 31, 2021 | Episode 3

The Value of Precision Medicine: Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Julie Ramage
Director of Precision Medicine Quality Initiatives and Partnerships
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

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Recorded August 24, 2021 | Episode 2

Pharmacogenomics to Pharmaco-omics

Richard Weinshilboum, MD
Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine and Dasburg Professor of Cancer Genomics Research
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Supporting Precision Oncology with Precision Pathology: The Promise and Challenges of a New Paradigm in Medicine

Anthony Magliocco, MD
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Protean BioDiagnostics