Researchers call for national standards for genomic data use

Posted on April 16th, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Better standards are needed for how discoveries in genomic medicine are found and recorded as health information technology develops, according to researchers from Harvard and the Mayo Clinic who published a viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week…In an announcement touting the viewpoint, Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine, called the researchers' work "immensely important to realize the promise of individualized medicine."

 

FierceHealthIT by Ashley Gold

Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, FierceHealthIT, genomic data, genomic medicine, Genomics, health information technology, Individualized medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinc's Center for Individualized Medicine, national standards, Research

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