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Precision Medicine: What Experts Think About Its Cost, Equal Access And Vast Data

What is precision medicine? It’s the practice of tailoring specific treatments to individual patients. Sometimes this involves making connections between a patient’s distinct genetic code and treatments that target that code, but it also takes into account a patient’s environment and lifestyle. Rather than the typical approach of prescribing treatments based on averages among patient populations, precision medicine has been the rallying cry of health care experts longing for better ways to match patients with customized care.
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Kevin Sowers is Named President of the Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Kevin W. Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., a distinguished clinician, educator and academic health care leader has been appointed president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, an $ 8 billion academic medical center and health system. He is the second person to hold this role.
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Pacífica Salud Renews Affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Pacífica Salud recently renewed a 10-year affiliation agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Under the agreement, Johns Hopkins—a global leader in academic health care—will continue providing consulting services in the areas of clinical program and staff development, quality, and patient safety. The signing of the agreement culminates a milestone year for the renowned medical center in Panama, as Pacífica Salud breaks ground on the site where it plans to develop a new hospital in Costa del Este, Panama City, Panama. read more