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.
Using whole-exome sequencing early in the diagnostic process could save $3,500 on average in patients who obtain a diagnosis from it and $1,700 in patients who do not.
The firms found that NGS-based carrier screening is more cost effective than genotyping-based testing for 14 disorders and results in fewer affected births.
The study found that Oncotype DX testing was associated with less frequent chemo use among women at a high clinical risk of recurrence and more frequent chemo in women considered low risk.
A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.
Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.