The future of precision medicine is not genomics but digital health

by David Pare What does the term precision medicine mean to you? Typically, people think of precision medicine as being about genomics, but it goes well beyond molecular biology to encompass everything that moves us away from a one-size-fits-all approach to medicine. As far back as 1969, Enid Balint, formerly in charge of the training […]

One of medicine’s largest research projects just launched nationally

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CR Blog guest post by Robert Wah, MD How do medical breakthroughs usually start? It’s often when researchers can better access and apply information that is more accurate and comprehensive than what they’ve been working with before. To accelerate medical progress today, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undertaking a historically ambitious effort […]

What’s trending in healthcare IT based on HIMSS17?

The same week the stars assemble for the Oscars, there’s a similar gathering of luminaries in the healthcare technology (HIT) sector. HIMSS, the largest trade association in the world for HIT professionals, is now the 5th largest trade show in America, with over 45,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors. There’s already a waiting list to exhibit at […]