Health 2.0 News: Centrifuge for Labor and Behind Healthcare.gov
- Measuring Hospital Quality: The data presented is from The Joint Commission’s 2009 Annual Report on Quality and Safety
- Centrifuge for Helping Women in Labor: An unbelievable patent
At the moment the sensitivity and specificity of a lot of genetic tests for complex, polygenic disorders (for which we haven’t yet identified all the genetic variants that increase risk) are unlikely to match those of standard diagnostic or screening tests. What’s likely is that the predictive capacity of these tests will improve as more variants are identified, and/or if additional non-genetic information is included in the test.
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