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Precision medicine: cracking the code

2018 18 May

Three major health systems in the United States have cracked the code to solving some of the barriers precision medicine programmes face, according to a new study published online in Health Affairs. Stanford Health Care, Providence St. Joseph Health, and Intermountain Healthcare had to overcome key challenges — including a lack of physician... Read more

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2017 07 Jul

As science and technologies advance and demand continues to grow, healthcare systems have to evolve into a more sustainable model that maintains people’s wellness rather than just treating illness once it has occurred. Through a combination of proactive human interventions and decisions – supported and enabled by rich data and intelligence –... Read more

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Precision Medicine - Key Challenges

2017 05 Jun

Evolving technology is seen paving the way for wider use of precision medicine in patient care. Further, more cost-effective gene sequencing and federal projects such as the Precision Medicine Initiative and the Cancer Moonshot help to advance progress in this field.   However, there are also substantial obstacles facing personalised medicine, including... Read more

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French-American Innovation Days (FAID) 2016

2016 09 Feb

FAID   is an annual Franco-American event which brings together scientists, companies, entrepreneurs and investors. It is a high-level event in the Boston area where researchers and companies have the opportunity to exchange views on a specific technological issue, start co-operative activities and develop business transactions with a transatlantic... Read more

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Cloud for Precision Cancer Treatment

2015 06 Oct

Intel and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have created a prototype collaborative platform to enable cancer precision medicine research across multiple institutions. Ultimately, the goal is to speed up genomic analysis so the care team can tailor a precision treatment plan for the patient within 24 hours. While the... Read more

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Tech to Play Key Role in Obama Precision Medicine

2015 25 Aug

In his State of the Union Address this January, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) that was launched with a $215 million investment. PMI aims to enable a new era of medicine through research, technology, and policies that will lead to the development of individualised, tailored treatments for patients. PMI is looking... Read more