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precision medicine


July 28, 2017  3:04 PM

All of Us precision medicine research program names community partners

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
precision medicine

The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the United States to...

December 7, 2016  9:19 AM

The 21st Century Cures Act: Implications for Health IT

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
FDA, information blocking, Interoperability, precision medicine

The U.S. Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act on Dec. 6, legislation that has some important implications for health IT including providing funding to


September 1, 2016  9:36 AM

ONC Blockchain Challenge winners show health IT uses

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Blockchain, nist, ONC, PHI, precision medicine

A wide range of possible use cases for blockchain in healthcare are revealed in 15 papers chosen by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology as the...


August 26, 2016  3:21 PM

VA partners with NCI, DoD for precision medicine program

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
precision medicine

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is partnering with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to form the nation's first screening program intended to provide targeted and individualized therapies for cancer patients. The tri-agency


June 1, 2016  2:48 PM

Mayo Clinic to get funding for work with precision medicine group

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR data, personalized medicine, precision medicine

Add the Mayo Clinic to the list of organizations that will have a major role in the Precision Medicine Initiative. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is slated to receive $130 million in 2016 from the...


April 27, 2016  2:32 PM

SAP jumps into precision medicine

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
HANA, personalized medicine, precision medicine, SAP

Precision medicine has a powerful advocate in the person of President Obama. Now a powerful multinational tech giant is also throwing its considerable financial and intellectual resources


March 22, 2016  2:15 PM

NIH, ONC pilot to build on Precision Medicine Initiative

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
FHIR, Genomes, HL7, ONC, precision medicine

Individuals that support the mission of President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative can now take action by accessing their health data and sending it to


February 2, 2016  4:06 PM

Providers see upside of precision medicine, aren’t prepared to use it in patient care process

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, Genomes, precision medicine

Don't expect the practice of precision medicine to enter mainstream healthcare in the next five years, at least in non-academic medical settings. Nearly 60% of respondents to a Health Catalyst survey said


November 18, 2015  2:56 PM

Study shows lower hospitalization rate for patients treated with precision medicine

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
personalized medicine, precision medicine

The precision medicine approach to healthcare is thought to be a more personalized model that will improve individual and population health outcomes. That assertion now has more...


August 26, 2015  9:45 AM

President’s precision medicine initiative looking for fresh tech ideas

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
precision medicine

While opinions differ, to say the least, on President Obama’s healthcare policy, his precision medicine initiative (PMI) has drawn praise. But up to now there have not yet been many concrete results to come out of the initiative other...


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