cost effectiveness

While a randomized-controlled trial is underway, Genomind hopes data from a new case-control study will convince insurers its PGx test can reduce healthcare utilization costs.

A new analysis says sequencing early in in the diagnostic process for infants with suspected Mendelian disorders is cost-effective.

Despite the astronomical costs, it may prove challenging to reverse course and discontinue Zika testing according to a commentary article accompanying a NEJM study.

Cases with genome and family history reports and controls with family history reports alone had comparable healthcare costs during the six months after receiving their reports.

Sentieon will integrate its DNAseq and TNseq variant-calling technology into Qiagen's CLC Genomics Workbench and the Qiagen Clinical Insight platform.

The Personalized Medicine Coalition issued a report today highlight the recent advances in precision medicine as well as the remaining challenges.

A hospital study demonstrated an average total cost saving of around $25,000 for each patient with candidemia.

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review is seeking public comment on its plan to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of EGFR inhibitors and immunotherapies.

The group has detailed cost data, performed economic modeling, and provided cost estimation tools to help labs convey to payors the value of sequencing procedures.

A genetic testing utilization service launched by Stanford in 2015 helped cut the number of inappropriately ordered tests in half and saved about $250,000 during the first year.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.