Precision medicine

Precision medicine is too complex for EHRs, KLAS says

Respondents to new research indicated that major EHR vendors are not capable of precision medicine work. KLAS on Thursday published a report that found healthcare providers are skeptical about the role electronic health records will play within precision medicine initiatives.WHY IT MATTERSThe idea that EHRs will not be the platform of choice for precision medicine

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How Could Genomics Bring Precision Medicine To Healthcare?

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. In the previous centuries, healthcare systems focused mainly on working out generalized solutions for treating ill people in as high numbers as possible. If cough syrup was good for the majority of the coughing masses and

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Where wearables fit into the future of precision medicine

Apps and devices will evolve and tools already around us will become instruments of health to advance tailor-made care delivery and treatments. A wide number and variety of wearable devices today are already collecting large amounts of data. Fitbit medical director Dr. John Moore, for instance, said it has information about billions of nights of

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Precision medicine: We know there’s a market, but who are the top vendors?

A baker’s dozen technology companies are grabbing a spot as top-of-mind among hospital decision-makers, new research finds. As hospitals and health systems try to feel their way around exciting but daunting new era of genomics and precision medicine, there’s no shortage of technology vendors, some of them newly-minted startups, offering to help healthcare providers gather

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Is your hospital ready for the many challenges of precision medicine?

There are big and complex questions as genomics moves into general practice, but they’re ones providers who want to stay competitive will have to grapple with soon. If your hospital or health system hasn’t yet started thinking about how to handle the fundamental changes soon to arrive thanks to precision medicine, now is the time.Before

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