Knowledge bases for Genetics and Risk Assessment

Here are some online knowledge bases that may be useful. General resources Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base (v1.0) https://phgkb.cdc.gov/GAPPKB/phgHome.do?action=about Genotype/Phenotype Phenopedia Enter phenotype and identify genetic/genomic relationships...

Pedigree Standards Go Mainstream

The Office of the National Coordinator has just released: Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record (EHR) Certification Criteria; Interoperability Updates and Regulatory Improvements Which requires the use of the HL7 Pedigree standard, eliminating the option to...

First Generation EHRs will fail predicts IDC

I love this set of predictions: 5 Trends That Will Drive Health Care IT In 2014      Especially number 4: “4) First-generation EHRs will fail. As health care organizations move to adopt EHRs as part of the federal government’s meaningful-use program, the...