Becker's Healthcare June 24, 2022
Epic and Cerner have inked two new partnerships to make genetic testing, precision medicine and genomic testing more easily accessible for patients.
Cerner partnered with the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, which provides the technology for Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care’s EHR system, and Foundation Medicine, which develops, manufactures and sells genomic profiling assays, to launch a fully automated genomic testing interface within its EHR system, according to a June 23 press release.
The new interface allows clinicians to order tests and get patient results more quickly.
“Our clinicians now have the ability to seamlessly integrate this new tool into our workflow,” said Richard Hammer, MD, professor of pathology at the MU School of Medicine. “We can order the...