Director of National Institutes of Health supports Precision medicine program

March 7, 2015 6:52 AM

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Creating a way to put data together from a labyrinth of current studies has been described by the Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins as most puzzling part of President Barack Obama’s $215 million “precision medicine” program. It is one of the parts that Dr. Collins has indicated, he will give his total commitment towards, since medical records from numerous health systems must be put together and make them functional.

Various health providers the likes of Kaiser Permanente and the US Department of Veterans Affairs have already expressed their interest in being part of the studies. The study is targeting more than One Million Americans from whom collection of health information data will be done.

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