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How to know when physicians are ready for genomic medicine

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Science Translational Medicine  13 May 2015:
Vol. 7, Issue 287, pp. 287fs19
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa2401

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  • Forget physicians, are insurers ready for genomic medicine?

    Vassey, Korf and Green issue a welcome call to move beyond genetic exceptionalism and have non-geneticists begin practicing genomic medicine as it is relevant to their medical practices. Left unaddressed, however, is the massive barrier of financing. At the same time that press releases tout the $1000 genome, commercial clinical exomes retail for 10x that amount. Within the U.S., current policies by major insurance carriers e...

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