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The company plans to use the funds to improve patient engagement and navigation within its Genome Care Delivery technology platform.

The MAGENTA and ProGen trials showed that video-based and online education can increase the number of patients getting tested compared to traditional approaches.  

The bipartisan bill is backed by more than 250 organizations, but ACMG remains opposed, arguing that ordering tests is part of the practice of medicine.

The OpenNotes movement is encouraging experimentation as some health systems start making complete genomic reports available to patients the moment the lab signs off. 

Ongoing Scripps research into polygenic risk for coronary artery disease now offers remote genetic counseling as well as an Android app.

A study found that participants who used the Genomics ADvISER decision aid before a genetic counseling session needed less time than those who did not.

A study group eager to learn about genetic testing online was not won over by videos produced by academics without communication expertise.

A survey by University of Nebraska researchers found that both specialists and primary care healthcare providers largely interpreted genetic testing results correctly.

Findings of a new study point to the need for technological solutions and education to improve local healthcare providers' ability to discuss genetic information with patients.

Panelists at the NSGC annual meeting said artificial intelligence approaches like chatbots could complement traditional genetic counseling approaches.

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The Washington Post writes that the approval in the US of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine will be up to Peter Marks, a career official at the Food and Drug Administration.

According to ScienceInsider, the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine is planning a study of racism in academic research.

NPR reports the US loan to Eastman Kodak to boost domestic pharmaceutical production is on pause following insider trading allegations.

In Cell this week: blood immune cell changes in COVID-19 patients and spatial transcriptomics in Alzheimer's disease.