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Vancouver Clinic to Adopt ActX Genomic Decision Support Service

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Vancouver Clinic announced this week that it will incorporate ActX's real-time genomic decision support service into its electronic health record (EHR) system in order to advance its precision medicine efforts.

With the integration, patients' genomic profiles will be included in the Vancouver Clinic's EHRs, giving providers information that can be used to personalize therapies and manage hereditary risks. Providers will also receive alerts about drug efficacy, adverse reactions, and dosing based on genomic test results.

"The ability to use a patient's individual genomic information as we care for them, and to consider this as we make treatment decisions about the use of medication, will make a powerful difference in our ability to give people the very best care available," Marcia Sparling, the Vancouver Clinic's medical director of operations and IT, said in a statement.

ActX has signed a number of deals recently for its decision support tools including ones with with healthcare software firm CompuGroup Medical US, Chicago's NorthShore University HealthSystem, and UCLA Health.