The launch of the Epic electronic health record system will make patient information more accessible to researchers than ever before.
Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics Launched
Genome sequencing research on 50,000 people may lead to finding heart disease before it strikes.
Dr. Philip Payne named inaugural director.
The goal is to help clinicians treat patients based on tumor genetics.
News of Note
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is sharing a $25 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the use of health data to move basic science discoveries into clinical care.
New services help patients centralize disconnected medical records. From Genome
Its value hinges on the premise that patients will use telehealth options instead of going to the doctor or the urgent care clinic. From Wired
While scientific knowledge relevant to precision medicine has increased substantially in recent years, translating these findings into the clinic to truly transform patient care remains difficult. From HealthAffairs Blog