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Using precision medicine to avoid drug-gene interactions

Although precision medicine carries promise when it comes to care delivery, actually implementing a meaningful genomic data-driven strategy can be more challenging. At the Tennessee-based Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter, the team has successfully made pharmacogenomic information readily available at the point of care – to the satisfaction of providers and patients.   “Our physicians… Read More »

EDs should tailor clinical decision support to avoid antibiotic overprescribing, data suggests

A unique set of factors of the emergency department makes standard Clinical Decision Support (CDS) systems not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment, according to findings from the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, accounting for 2.8… Read More »