Inadequate Health IT May Hold Up Era of Personalized Medicine, AHRQ Official Says | GenomeWeb
While some observers consider a lack of well-designed randomized trials as the primary impediment to advancing personalized medicine, the real bottleneck may be an ineffective health information technology system, a top official from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality said at a recent conference.
 
Carolyn Clancy, director of the AHRQ, noted that an integrated health IT system would help capture missing data that is currently holding up validation and adoption of pharmacogenomic tests.
 

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