Session ID: 
98

Precision Medicine: Separating Hype from Reality

8:30am - 9:30am Wednesday, March 7
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Galileo 901

Description

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.

Learning Objectives: 

  • 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

Speaker(s): 

Chief Information Officer,
Beth Israel Deaconess System
Contributing Writer,
Medscape

Audience: 

Physician, CMO, CMIO
CIO, CTO
Clinical Informaticists

Level: 

Intermediate

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