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Invitae Buys Developer of Online Family History Tool

June 13, 2017  |  David Raths
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Invitae Corp., a San Francisco-based genetic information company, has acquired Ommdom Inc., the developer of CancerGene Connect, a platform for collecting and managing genetic family histories.

Startup Combines Genetic Consultation, Telehealth

June 12, 2017  |  David Raths
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A San Francisco-based startup has created an independent network of clinical genomic experts to offer genetic consultation services to patients and providers via telehealth.

Survey: 26 Percent of Hospitals Have Adopted Precision Medicine

June 7, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Nearly 70 percent of organizations with plans to conduct precision medicine intend to do so within the next 12 to 24 months, according to a recent HIMSS Analytics report.

Utilizing the Cloud to Power Analytics and Personalized Medicine in Colorado

June 7, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Health Data Compass, an analytics initiative supported by four major healthcare provider organizations in the Denver area, is leveraging cloud-based data management to integrate patient genomic data and EHR data to drive forward personalized medicine.

Mayo Clinic, 2bPrecise Partner on Genomics-Based Care Protocols

June 6, 2017  |  David Raths
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Mayo Clinic has formed a collaboration with precision medicine platform vendor 2bPrecise to develop genomics-based care protocols.

In Pittsburgh, a Big Data Alliance Looks to Transform Healthcare

April 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Rob Hartman, program manager, UPMC Enterprises, discusses what’s new with the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance and what lessons have been learned as it enters its third year.

HL7 Publishes Domain Analysis Model for Clinical Sequencing

April 11, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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HL7, the organization that’s home to the FHIR standard, has announced the first publication of a domain analysis model for clinical sequencing which captures precision medicine’s use cases to facilitate interoperability of genetic and genomic data.

Venture Fund Targets Data-Driven Health Technologies

March 19, 2017  |  David Raths
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Seattle-based Biomatics Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on genomics, digital health and data-driven healthcare technologies, has announced the closing of its initial fund of $200 million, in excess of its target of $150 million.

Survey: In Five Years, Genomic, Patient-Generated Data Will Be More Useful Than Claims Data

March 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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In five years, genomic data and patient-generated data will join clinical and cost data as the most useful sources of health care data, according to a survey of healthcare executives and clinical leaders.

‘Sync for Genes’ to Complement ‘Sync for Science’

March 8, 2017  |  David Raths
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Sync for Genes will leverage FHIR infrastructure for communicating information from clinical genomic labs in a format usable across several medical settings.

Report: Predictive Genetic Testing Market to Reach $4.6B by 2025

March 6, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global predictive genetic testing and consumer/wellness genomics market is anticipated to reach $4.6 billion by 2025, according to a report from Research and Markets.

LIVE FROM HIMSS17: IBM’s Rometty: Cognitive Computing Has Put Us on the Verge of a “Golden Age” in Healthcare

February 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told HIMSS17 attendees in her opening keynote address that cognitive computing in healthcare “is mainstream, and it is real,” and predicted a “Golden Age” for healthcare worldwide, through AI-facilitated advances

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