Precision health goes far beyond the concept of targeted treatments based on an individual's genetic blueprint. It also uses advanced tools and methods aimed at preventing disease and improving the health of communities, and envisions a healthcare system that can predict and respond to the wildly diverse needs of individual patients and their unique health conditions.
Using Big Data for Better Predictions
In our digital age, mammoth amounts of data are collected from the billions of healthcare services Americans receive each year, providing incredibly rich information for researchers who study how healthcare works and how it can be made better.
Learn more about how IHPI members and collaborating centers are harnessing these data to help patients and providers make better decisions, with far greater precision than what's been possible before.