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How to Increase Clinical Trial Participation in Community Oncology

In November, I co-authored an article in Oncology Practice Management with Randy Erickson, RN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Utah Cancer Specialists, Johnny Walker, Director of Research of Utah Cancer Specialists, and Linh Mekuria, MPA, clinical informaticist with XIFIN, Inc. The article, titled “Increasing Clinical Trial Participation in the Community,” explores the structural barriers to...

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My Predictions for the Coming Year: A New Blueprint for Healthcare

These past two years have been a period of change, during which COVID dramatically shifted the focus to the importance of diagnostic testing. In fact, with the Omicron surge putting a further spotlight on the fact that testing is still needed even with widespread vaccinations, TIME has labelled 2022 “the year of testing.” Alongside this increased focus, however, are ongoing financial and...

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Integrating Informatics for Clinical-Genomic Collaboration and Analysis

I recently had the pleasure of co-authoring an article in Oncology Practice Management. The article, titled “An Integrated Informatics Approach for Clinical-Genomic Knowledge Sharing and Analysis” outlines the design of a real-time registry that aggregates heterogeneous clinical and genomic data (along with other molecular results) in a unified structure to identify, vet, and fulfill...

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XIFIN Acquisition Opens Opportunities for Diagnostics Providers, Targets Patient-Centric Care

XIFIN recently announced the acquisition of OmniSYS, a healthcare technology company that serves more than 30,000 pharmacies, including four out of the top five national chains. OmniSYS capabilities include patient engagement, medical claims processing, automated pricing, managing clinical workflow, and supporting new clinical services such as immunizations, medication management, point-of-care...

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How Precision Medicine and Data Analytics Impact the Journey of Patients with Cancer

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of co-authoring an article in Oncology Practice Management with Randy Erickson, RN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Utah Cancer Specialists and Linh Mekuria, MPA, clinical informaticist with XIFIN, Inc. The article, titled “The Intersection of Precision Medicine and Data Analysis in the Community Oncology Setting” explores the role of precision medicine and...

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Transforming Diagnostic Service Delivery: One Lab’s Experience Integrating a Digital Pathology Platform and an LIS

Medicine has gone digital. This digital transformation can be seen in the rapid adoption of telemedicine, the use of digital radiology and medical imaging, and in precision medicine molecular and genomic testing. This post looks at how one laboratory, Cernostics, went digital through the implementation of a whole slide imaging and digital pathology platform integrated with an LIS. This integrated...

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Achieving Success with Next-Generation Sequencing: AI-driven Scale Plus a Strong Reimbursement Strategy

XIFIN, Inc. and Fabric Genomics recently collaborated on a webinar designed for laboratories launching or planning to launch Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) tests. The two primary topics of the webinar are: The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive scale with panel testing, including practical considerations for implementing NGS testing and selecting the right panels, and automating and...

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Enabling NGS Testing and Precision Medicine with Fabric AI Technologies

Enjoy the following content from our partner, Fabric Genomics. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) testing is experiencing tremendous growth driven at a high level by the promise of precision medicine and the life-changing power of applications in preventive genetic screening, somatic testing, and rare disease diagnosis. In all of these use cases, we see important clinical advances. Preventive...

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