YouScript Announced as a Winner in Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Startup Showcase

YouScript has been named as the clinical track winner in the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Startup Showcase, honoring companies best positioned to disrupt healthcare and make change. Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart, HIMSS, HealthXL and Plug and Play voted on 5-minute live pitches to kick off the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland, OH on October 22, 2018. YouScript Precision Prescribing Software … Read More

YouScript at the Long Term Post Acute Care & HIT Summit

YouScript CEO Kristine Ashcraft attended the Long Term Post Acute Care & HIT Summit this week in Baltimore, MD to present a talk on the implications of pharmacogenetic testing, polypharmacy, and its impact on the elderly. The presentation Kristine gave was titled “Integration and Outcomes: Shifting Precision Medicine from the Future to Now” Many in healthcare today consider precision medicine … Read More

HIMSS16 Recap

YouScript has received a fair amount of attention at HIMSS since we first began attending the conference in 2013. Pharmacogenetic testing and precision prescribing are always hot topics that draw a lot of attention. Unfortunately, over the past few years that attention has had a challenging time evolving into action. The concept seems to have trouble gaining traction in the … Read More

Visit Genelex this week at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas

Visit Genelex this week at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas and see why we’re in the headlines:   HIMSS Honoree explains why you won’t want to miss Genelex at the conference: “This is a real, practical application of precision medicine that saves lives by helping solve the ADE problem. “ –Dave Garets, internationally known Healthcare IT Industry Analyst, author, and speaker. … Read More

An Alternative to the Hype of the HIMSS16 Show Floor

Dave Garets, Healthcare IT industry analyst I know what you’re thinking: “Garets is mouthing off again. Thank goodness he doesn’t do it more than once a year.” Last year about this time I blogged about what you’d see at HIMSS15. Now I’m going to suggest something you ought to check out at HIMSS16 beyond the blather about BI/analytics/big data, population … Read More

Genelex COO to speak at 7th annual precision medicine conference

Genelex COO Kristine Ashcraft will be one of dozens of speakers at the seventh annual Personalized and Precision Medicine Conference, an official satellite event of the American Society of Human Genetics, in Baltimore this October. Ashcraft will discuss studies and pilots showing financial and clinical improvements that get the attention of busy risk managers and how precision medicine and pharmacogenetic … Read More

Precision Medicine: The Future is Now

By John C. Nelson, MD, MPH The Affordable Care Act provides a blueprint for health system reform in America. While increasing access to care, the quality of that care must be maintained or improved; and, costs must decrease. Innovation will be a key factor to bring about change. Personalized Medicine based on genetic information (or Precision Medicine as President Obama … Read More

‘Roadmap’ for nationwide health care IT interoperability released

Can nationwide interoperability across health care information technology systems be achieved by 2017? The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) hopes so, and has released a roadmap for how to get there. The ONC, the federal agency at the forefront of promoting health care IT, has published a draft of their “interoperability roadmap,” which members of … Read More