FierceHealthIT - "Patient Genetics the Basis for Mount Sinai Prescription Support Tool"

 – April 8, 2013  –– 

A new clinical decision support platform created by providers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center aims to help doctors personalize the prescription process for their patients. It is being pilot tested through the hospital's Clinical Implementation of Personalized Medicine through Electronic health Records and Genomics (CLIPMERGE) program, which will communicate with Mount Sinai's EHR system. "What has been lacking to date is technology that can enable us to effectively implement pharmacogenomic information at the point of care and sufficient knowledge about how this information should be communicated to doctors," lead author and principal investigator of CLIPMERGE Omri Gottesman, said in a statement. Learn more