By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has kicked off the second phase of its effort to prove the value of integrating genomic data and electronic medical records by awarding $25 million to eight institutes.

This round of Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) grants will support studies over four years that will seek to demonstrate how patients' genomic information linked to diseases in EMRs can be used in their care.

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