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Genomics: Clinical Implementation

This channel includes news headlines and educational resources regarding the clinical implementation of genomics assays, including development, validation, quality control, standardization, and the practical and commercial considerations for labs adopting these tests. 

The health system said that the program is encouraging patient compliance and increasing revenues and savings.

The company began offering testing to clinicians in the first quarter of this year and expects volume to grow significantly over the next several months.

The clinics see patients whose overall health may benefit from learning about their genetic predisposition for certain medical conditions. 

After pilot programs showed patients and physicians are interested in genomics, NorthShore is working on "hardwiring" genetics into routine care.

The insurer will cover testing at the Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine for children in intensive care with unexplained medical conditions.