NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A group of researchers led by the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network at Vanderbilt University surveyed physicians for their perspectives on genomic test results they didn't order, which the researchers termed "unsolicited genomics results" (UGRs). The investigators asked the doctors how such information has affected their clinical practices and patients, in order to understand clinicians' worries and provide a more complete picture of how genomic screening could be used with real-time healthcare delivery.

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