Genetic testing

The Different Types of Genetic Tests

Some say that the human genome is the only data set in healthcare that does not change, and that helps explain the recent popularity of genetic testing with more than 77,000 genetic tests currently in use and an average of 10 new tests ente...
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Types of “Care Facilities” in 2023 Includes Nursing Homes and More

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In the United States, it is estimated that 7 out of 10 seniors will require assisted living or long term care (LTC) at some point in their l...
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What are “Catheter-Associated UTI's” and How to Prevent Them

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for almost half of all hospital-acquired infections annually and between 70 and 80 percent of those ...
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Pharmacy Forecast: Patients Want Personalized Care, Pharmacogenomics

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The “Pharmacy Next: Health Consumer Medication Trends” survey commissioned by Wolters Kluwer shows that patients in 2023 want personalized m...
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What is Nutrigenomics?

Pharmacogenomics is not the only emerging field to utilize genetic testing to help deliver personalized healthcare as nutrigenomics, which s...
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Different Types of Clinical Testing Labs

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Clinical testing labs, previously an unsung component of the healthcare system, have become increasingly recognized for their significant ro...
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PGx Testing Becoming a New Standard - Studies Show a Savings of Lives

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Pharmacogenomics (PGx) testing is becoming a new standard of care when prescribing medications about how inherited genetic differences affec...
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Healthcare Costs Set to Increase in 2023

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Employers will be searching for initiatives to control benefit costs as healthcare costs are set to increase an estimated 7 percent in 2023.
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10 of the Most Common Type of Blood Tests

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Blood tests are one of the most common, and useful, procedures that healthcare providers use to monitor our health.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Reaches 3-Year Mark: How U.S. Efforts Stack Up

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As we celebrate the coming of a new year with 2023 on the horizon, there is a darker milestone coming up as the COVID-19 pandemic reaches it...
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