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With a $1.4 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, researchers at the Geisinger Health System will study how best to communicate results to patients undergoing whole-genome sequencing for undiagnosed diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Geisinger Health System's Genomic Medicine Institute announced on Friday approval of a $1.4 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study how best to share genomic results and information with patients.

The Personalized Medicine Coalition is urging its members to comment on how a draft methodology report from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute can better address comparative-effectiveness research involving molecularly targeted personalized treatments.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has released the first draft of its methodology report, which aims to improve the design of studies comparing the impact of differe

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