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EHRs and health IT infrastructure not ready for precision medicine

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 5 42 0 | about 1 year ago

The promise of genomics and personalized medicine is immense. But right now health information technology is seriously unprepared to capitalize on the medical advancements that could be just around the corner.

“We’re really not in near as good a position as we should be to take advantage of the data that’s here right now,” said Nephi Walton, biomedical informaticist and genetics fellow at Washington University School of Medicine, speaking Wednesday at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in San Francisco.

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