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Cost-effectiveness of Pharmacogenomic Testing: How to Measure the Value of Having the Right Dose of the Right Drug for the Right Patient

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A recent systematic review that assessed the cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenetic testing for drugs with existing guidelines concluded that most studies favored pharmacogenomic testing. The significance of this conclusion must be interpreted with caution and in the context of study factors, such as funding sources, geography, cohort, and the cost-effectiveness comparisons being made. Pharmacogenomics (PGx) combines Read More >

Posted on by Lu Shi, Zhuo Chen, W. David Dotson, Katherine Kolor, Scott Grosse, Muin J. Khoury {Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, National Canter on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia}Leave a commentTags ,