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Genomic medicine goes mainstream

Genomic medicine goes mainstream

At cutting-edge healthcare organizations, precision medicine is beginning to affect patient's lives. But most of the healthcare industry is still struggling to overcome significant social, economic and technical barriers to widespread adoption of genetics-based patient care.

Allscripts sees double-digit revenue growth in fourth quarter

The Chicago-based EHR software provider saw double-digit growth in bookings, revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2016, with particularly strong showings in international markets. Fourth-quarter GAAP revenue was $425 million, up 23% over the prior-year quarter.

Using electronic health records to manage warfarin drug

Using electronic health records to manage warfarin drug

Complications from warfarin can be serious. According to one study published in 2011, it is implicated in 33% of adverse drug events in patients 65 or older, and nearly all of those events are from unintentional overdoses.

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