President Barack Obama touted the progress the government has made on precision medicine during a summit today where officials announced a new round of commitments from the private, public, academic and nonprofit sectors aimed to accelerate future efforts.
Two former Tennessee Congressmen say government officials and the healthcare industry cannot let up on the push to pass medical innovation legislation.
U.S. health insurers may be looking at some difficult decisions when it comes to whether they will cover an increasing array of genetic testing, according to a Kaiser Health News report.
Precision medicine projects are not top of mind for healthcare organizations, despite President Obama's much-touted initiative.
Nearly a year after President Barack Obama announced his Precision Medicine Initiative, healthcare would be even better served by applying the precision model to preventive care, argues a Forbes opinion piece.
Gregory R. Weidner, M.D., medical director of primary care innovation and proactive health at Carolinas HealthCare System, shares his insights into what healthcare leaders across diverse types of organizations should know about the emerging world of precision medicine.
Despite the recent enthusiasm surrounding precision medicine, Medicare and private insurers have not always been very enthusiastic about the concept, as they believe that genetic tests could lead to more expenses or care that won't improve patient outcomes, according to an article from STAT.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, Gregory R. Weidner, M.D., medical director of primary care innovation and proactive health at Carolinas HealthCare System, shared his insights into what healthcare leaders across diverse types of organizations should know about the emerging world of precision medicine.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology's Atam Dhawan has been picked to help create strategies that will assist with integration of health technologies into the care delivery system.
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