GENETIC TESTING

Genome Medical Bridges Genomic Testing, Medical Practice

Lisa Alderson, co-founder and CEO, Genome Medical Many well-known barriers are slowing the integration of genomic testing into routine clinical practice, including workforce shortages and a lack … [Read more...]

TESTING STRATEGY

Testing Guidelines at a Glance

Evidence Lacking to Evaluate Celiac Screening The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found there is not enough evidence to advocate for or against screening asymptomatic adults, … [Read more...]

TESTING STRATEGY

Showing Test Prices May Not Change Ordering Behavior

Publishing testing prices in electronic ordering systems for inpatients may not lead to significant changes in clinician ordering behavior or associated fees, according to a study published April 21 … [Read more...]

DTC

Testosterone Testing Rises with DTC Ads

Televised direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) is associated with greater testosterone testing, according to a study published March 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The … [Read more...]

TESTING TRENDS

Screening Test Use Up After ACA

There was an uptick in preventive screening after enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), yet cancer-screening rates in the United States remain below Healthy People 2020 goals. More people … [Read more...]

TESTING TRENDS

ACA Credited With Increasing Screening Test Use

There was an uptick in preventive screening resulting from Affordable Care Act (ACA), yet cancer-screening rates in the United States remain below Healthy People 2020 goals. More people received … [Read more...]

TESTING STRATEGY

Many Women Still Leery of 2012 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

The majority of women are willing to undergo less frequent cervical cancer screening, consistent with screening guidelines, if it was recommended by their health care provider, according to a study … [Read more...]

GUIDELINES

Testing Guidelines at a Glance

Two recent testing guidelines were released that address carrier screenings for pregnant women and a rare disease lacking a biomarker to aid in diagnosis. Expanded Carrier Screening for All … [Read more...]

TESTING GUIDELINES

Joint Guideline Issued for CRC Molecular Testing

A joint guideline from the American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Association for Molecular Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology, published in the … [Read more...]

PRECISION MEDICINE

Study Shows Benefits of Large-Scale, Clinical Sequencing Initiatives

Large-scale sequencing initiatives performed in integrated health care systems, such as the DiscovEHR collaboration, can advance genetic discovery and serve as a "blueprint" for adoption of … [Read more...]


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