HL7 New Sync for Genes Demonstrations Focus on Engaging Pediatric Patients, Parents Premium Phase 4 of the federal Sync for Genes program is testing the FHIR Genomics standard for electronically sending genomic test results and diagnostic reports. Sync for Genes Demonstrates Potential of Sharing Discrete Clinical Genomics Data Premium In Phase 2 pilots, four healthcare organizations helped HL7 refine its FHIR Genomics specification but uncovered many remaining hurdles to true interoperability. Epic EMR Users Begin Integrating Genomics Data for Clinical Decision Support Premium With EMR upgrades, Penn and Rush now have structured genomic data informing clinical decision support in their precision oncology programs, but much work remains. As Clinical Genomics Advances, HL7 Offers New FHIR Use Cases Premium After formalizing the FHIR interoperability standard, HL7 offers data-usage examples to nonacademic providers looking to start or advance precision medicine programs. GenomOncology Seeks to Advance Decision Support, Trial Matching With U of Nebraska Technology Premium The company recently licensed the university's system, which codes pathology reports in SNOMED and generates HL7 messages. Apr 27, 2018 Nebraska Informaticians Automate Molecular Pathology Data Integration Into EHRs Premium Mar 7, 2018 Sync for Genes Phase 2 Pilot Sites Picked to Test Real-World Implementations Premium Mar 1, 2018 FHIR Genomics Blazes a Trail for Data Interoperability Premium Feb 20, 2018 New Consortium Seeks to Move FHIR Genomics Standard Into Clinical Practice Apr 13, 2017 Sync for Genes Data Project Publishes Use Cases, Launches Pilot Projects Premium Breaking News CDC Awards $22M to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, Infectious Diseases Pan-Cancer Analysis Reveals Unique Features in Tumors From Younger People Breast Cancer Therapy Response Predicted by Multiomic Machine Learning Model Cytena Inks China Distribution Deal for Single-Cell Isolators Freenome Raises $300M in Series D Financing More Than Dozen Genetic Loci Linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Risk The Scan Less Than Half An effort to reproduce key findings from high-profile preclinical cancer studies finds less than half could be replicated, according to the Scientist. Still Some SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing Holes The Wall Street Journal reports that viral genomic surveillance has improved in the US, though says there are still gaps. Avoiding Passing Them On People with known disease-linked genetic variants are turning to in vitro fertilization so as to not pass those variants to their children, the Washington Post says. PNAS Papers on Long Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Plasma, Genetic Propensity for Voting In PNAS this week: long, cell-free DNA of maternal and fetal origins identified in maternal plasma, and more.