Addressing Disparities Will Advance Genomics, Precision Medicine

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Health IT Analytics - Precision Medicine News, by Jessica Kent

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 - Advancements in genomics and precision medicine have improved healthcare’s understanding of human disease, but stakeholders will need to address disparities and increase data sharing in order to leverage the full potential of genomic medicine, according to a study published in Nature.

Over the past two decades, technological advancements, as well as the collection and analysis of genetic and clinical data, have enhanced the use of genomics in healthcare. With these industry-wide changes, genomic medicine is poised to go mainstream, researchers noted...