The Genomics And Personalized Medicine Act Of 2010
August 2, 2010, 12:53 PM EDT
Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 12:53 PM EDT) -- In the wake of massive health care reform that included an emphasis on preventive care and treatment outcomes, recent legislation introduced in Congress revisits the promise of personalized medicine. Personalized health care offers the possibility of better treatment, better outcomes and ultimately reduced costs as the individual receives the treatment (or preventive strategy) that is most likely to be effective for him or her.
The emergence and importance of the initiative can be gleaned from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which has a...