As such, I recently signed up for genomics testing to determine both my lineage and what health factors I should be aware of now and as I age. Sequencing of the genome creates enormous amounts of data, which in the future, needs to be tied to the electronic health record (EHR) in order for diagnosis and treatment plans to be effective. Doctors already suffer from the information paradox which is having excessive information available in record, but that is not readily available or available in the form needed when it is needed.

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