Medicine today is generally based on a “one-size-fits-all” practice, and where targeted therapies are possible, it is impractical to scale.
The goal of expanding precision medicine is to provide the right treatment at the right time for every patient. Tailoring treatment starts with a highly-specific diagnosis without unwarranted variation. Based on data integrated from existing sources, adding genomics and radiomics enables a holistic understanding of the individual. These unique characteristics steer the personalization of treatment.
A precise understanding of a patient’s condition is the most effective approach to deliver outcomes favorable to all stakeholders.
What can be done: 4 pillars of expanding precision medicine:
Harvard Business Review: The Path to Higher-Value Care
Healthcare providers around the world can unlock the power of precision medicine for better care and lower cost. Harvard Business Review Analytics Services (HBR) published a new whitepaper for executives and leaders in healthcare on how to expand precision medicine and scale it up to an organizational level.