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The Economist reports on an approach used by UK researchers to study medical records while protecting patient privacy.

The EHR vendor is re-engineering its architecture to increase interoperability with genetic labs and merge genomic and pathology information at the point of care.

Some of the market's most influential voices, including Kári Stefánsson and Linda Avey, believe that consumer genomics is not on the way out but rather experiencing a period of transition.

A trio of Senators were unimpressed with the lack of detail Google provided them regarding Project Nightingale, and they want answers.

The OpenNotes movement is encouraging experimentation as some health systems start making complete genomic reports available to patients the moment the lab signs off. 

The company hopes to help consumer genomics firms and healthcare companies reduce the IT burdens associated with launching a new test.

The multistate rural health system will adopt Color technology to move to NGS and enhance online engagement for its Imagenetics clinical genomics program.

Geisinger researchers will work with collaborators at the nonprofit FH Foundation to develop new methods for the identification and cascade testing of FH.

By participating in the project, the company, located in Tokyo, hopes to improve its cloud-based data management services while winning over new customers.

The companies have expanded an existing partnership to allow physicians to order mental health PGx tests from the EHR and receive CME credit for learning about PGx.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.