In Wired there's a story focusing on Lee Hood's plan for revamping the healthcare system. Changing medical practice to be more predictive, preventive, personalized, and participatory is the goal, and the Institute for Systems Biology is developing the diagnostics and technology to make it happen. "The goal is to shift medicine from treating illness to managing health, saving money and lives along the way," says the article. Defining disease, data security, and training both doctors and patients to use and understand the technology and new choices will be a few of the challenges, says Hood.
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