Precision medicine has profound implications for patient care and clinical outcomes, and is already beginning to impact everyday medical practice. However, implementation faces several obstacles, including overstated claims, resistance among clinical medicine thought leaders and providers, and concerns about costs, data overload, and interoperability. This session addresses five key concerns, challenges, and barriers among clinicians and IT professionals struggling to determine the value and limitations of implementing precision medicine, and offers tangible recommendations that will help drive toward precision medicine adoption.
Identify obstacles that impede the implementation of precision medicine in clinical practice
Contrast population-based medicine to precision medicine
Summarize the state of the art in interoperability as it pertains to personalized medicine
Demonstrate the real world benefits of precision medicine in today's healthcare setting