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precision medicine


May 29, 2015  4:28 PM

Like EHRs, clinical research data must be unchained for the greater good

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
clinical trials, EHR, Interoperability, precision medicine

We write a lot about interoperability of EHRs in SearchHealthIT's stories and blogs because the topic is rife with obstacles for the healthcare industry to overcome. Yet the ability to share a patient's electronic medical record across various hospitals and health systems improves clinical...

April 13, 2015  10:39 PM

HIMSS 2015 attendees just want to find their way

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
EHR, health IT innovation, HIMSS 2015, precision medicine

When I got into the taxi to catch my plane from Boston to the HIMSS 2015 conference, my cabbie didn't know how to get to Logan Airport. He needed a GPS to guide him. Then, in Chicago,...


February 27, 2015  2:03 PM

Federal healthcare leaders: Let technology loose in precision medicine battle against cancer

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
Barack Obama, Data Analytics, mHealth, mobile health, precision medicine

In talking to researchers at pharmaceutical companies and universities, you'll often hear them describe cancer treatment as the prototype for precision medicine because there are so many variations of the illness. Looked at another way, cancer cases offer up a lot of medical data. So it's no...


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