Thursday, August 07, 2014

#health2stat NIH genetics medicine opportunity

I am here at the Barking Dog in Bethesda for #health2stat. More info here:

Wendy Rubenstein – Genetic medicine opportunity

People that act on genomic information have a 50% better survival chance.
genetic Test Registry -GTR

Physicians are concerned on cost of testing, concern on validity of tests, can patients understand test results.

National center for biotechnology information.

GTR / Clinvar / MedGen.

Note: MedYear is looking to sync to these data registries. Watch out for details on this.

Registry is approaching 20,000 test recorded. Growth from 2,000 in 2 years.

GTR is an integrator of test information and aligns with pubmed, snowed etc.

80% of physicians use smartphones and tablets.
The challenge is to make all the genetics related information accessible to these handheld devices.

[tag health, cloud ,Genomics]

Mark Scrimshire
Health & Cloud Technology Consultant

Mark is available for challenging assignments at the intersection of Health and Technology using Big Data, Mobile and Cloud Technologies. If you need help to move, or create, your health applications in the cloud let’s talk.
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Disclosure: I began as a Patient Engagement Advisor and am now CTO to Personiform, Inc. and their platform. Medyear is a powerful free tool that helps you collect, organize and securely share health information, however you want. Manage your own health records today. Medyear: The Power Grid for your Health.

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