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Integrating Genomics into Healthcare: A Global Responsibility

Integrating Genomics into Healthcare: A Global Responsibility

American Journal of Human Genetics 104(1): 13-20

Genomic sequencing is rapidly transitioning into clinical practice, and implementation into healthcare systems has been supported by substantial government investment, totaling over US$4 billion, in at least 14 countries. These national genomic-medicine initiatives are driving transformative change under real-life conditions while simultaneously addressing barriers to implementation and gathering evidence for wider adoption. We review the diversity of approaches and current progress made by national genomic-medicine initiatives in the UK, France, Australia, and US and provide a roadmap for sharing strategies, standards, and data internationally to accelerate implementation.

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PMID: 30609404

DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.11.014

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