The Institute of Medicine has released the summary of a workshop it hosted last July to discuss the economic issues likely to arise in the age of genomic medicine.

The workshop brought together economists, regulators, payors, researchers, patients, and other stakeholders to discuss various economic factors likely to influence the integration of genomic data into healthcare.

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