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CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Analytics from "big data" in healthcare has been around for at least a decade, with backers often trumpeting it as a "game changer" or "revolutionary."

While IBM may be part of that hype machine, Anil Jain, vice president and chief health informatics officer of IBM Watson Health offered a sobering reality check with seven simple words. "How much difference has it made in health?" Jain asked rhetorically at this week's Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit.

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Jun
17
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Illumina

This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.