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The company recently licensed the university's system, which codes pathology reports in SNOMED and generates HL7 messages.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has created a SNOMED-CT and LOINC extension to make a cancer pathology report as "readily presentable as a CBC."

Following last year's test of FHIR Genomics, a diverse set of organizations will look to demonstrate that the standard can help them feed genomic data to EHRs.

Following several Sync for Genes pilots, FHIR Genomics advocates are pushing for adoption of their standard to make omics data compatible with EHRs.

At the HL7 Genomics Conference, a FHIR Genomics developer unveiled the Consortium for Agile Genomics to promote implementation of the nascent standard.

Sync for Genes seeks to leverage HL7 FHIR infrastructure to communicate information from clinical genomic labs in a format for universal use across medicine.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.