Precision Medicine Summit

By Tom Sullivan May 29, 2018
As precision medicine and its related technologies take off in healthcare with rocket-like speed, many players in the space are advocating for a balance between innovation and regulation. Without policies in place, there are major mistakes that hospitals, researchers, clinicians, and policymakers will need to avoid to ensure that the healthcare system remains available to all, according to...
By Jonah Comstock June 12, 2017
When former director of health innovation and policy at Intel and cancer survivor Eric Dishman took over the NIH’s ambitious program to collect a deep research dataset on a diverse population of a million Americans, it was called the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. These days the program is no less ambitious, but it has a much friendlier name: the All of Us Research Program. “...
By Gus Venditto May 17, 2017
The promise of precision medicine is starting to be realized. The combination of patient medical records and genomic data is proving to be a potent source of data for clinicians as they apply analytical tools in the search for better treatments. But one factor holds back many new initiatives. The data available for analysis is limited to the records of patients who are participating in any given...
By MobiHealthNews February 10, 2017
MobiHealthNews, Healthcare IT News, and HIMSS are accepting speaker proposals for the inaugural Precision Medicine Summit, June 12-13 in Boston. The deadline for submitting a proposal is 5 pm, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Click here to submit a proposal and for more information. This event will give attendees a valuable state of the industry for precision medicine. Over two days, speakers will discuss...