Precision Medicine Sparks New Conversations about Patient Data

Patient data is at the heart of precision medicine, but privacy concerns and unanticipated use cases could cause problems for large-scale research efforts. The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is generating a great deal of excitement among researchers, clinicians, developers, and patients with an eye on curing cancer, managing diabetes, or eliminating Alzheimer’s disease. With unfeigned…

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CareCentra and Intermountain Healthcare Collaborate to Engage Patients “At Risk” for Heart Failure and Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmissions

CareCentra, a population health analytics and patient activation company, announced a collaborative agreement with Intermountain Healthcare to incorporate Intermountain’s inpatient 30-day Readmission Risk Scores (RARS) into CareCentra’s Patient Activation Platform.   Heart failure (HF) and Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) are leading causes of hospitalization, especially for adults older than 65 years of age. One in every…

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