Electronic health records aren’t ready for genomics-driven healthcare

The following is an excerpt.

Current electronic health record (EHR) systems are not designed to work with genomic data, but could be modified to incorporate genomic clinical decision support (CDS) coming out of ancillary systems, says a viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). This approach, the authors argue, could enable doctors to benefit from the latest genomic advances without waiting for EHR vendors to catch up with this scientific revolution. But eventually, they add, EHRs will have to change.

View the original article here: EHRs Aren’t Ready For Genomics-Driven Healthcare

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