Latest Personalized Medicine Coalition Stories

2014-06-25 08:28:04

Report Highlights 113 Products, a 57 Percent Increase in the Last Three Years WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) announced today the release of the fourth edition of the organization's signature document, The Case for Personalized Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130517/DC16280LOGO The report notes the steady development of the personalized medicine field, with a 57 percent increase in products the last three years. In...

2014-03-05 08:30:31

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the personalized medicine field continues to grow, health care reform and its impact are on the minds of many. At the Tenth Annual State of Personalized Medicine Address Luncheon hosted by the Personalized Medicine Coalition, Patrick Conway, M.D., Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will discuss CMS' perspective on innovation and quality health...

2010-01-28 07:35:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The treatment of illness has traditionally been based on the law of averages - what works best for the largest number of patients. As a result, billions of dollars are spent every year on treatments that could be ineffective or even harmful for some patients. What if doctors could tell with a simple test which course of treatment would be best for a particular patient? As recently as a decade ago, this would have seemed like science fiction. But thanks to...

2009-10-27 14:30:00

NPC-PMC Conference to Focus on Science, Policy and Business Implications ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress continues its efforts to reform the health care system, the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) will host a conference tomorrow to explore a key topic in the debate: using comparative effectiveness research (CER) to determine which health care treatments are most effective while improving the quality of...

2009-03-04 07:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Denis A. Cortese, M.D., president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, offered a new vision for personalized healthcare in America at a time when Congress and the administration are discussing changes in the healthcare system. The Mayo Clinic is committed to implementing personalized medicine for its patients. By targeting specific treatments to individual patients based on an analysis of differences in their molecular makeup, personalized medicine...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) today announced the appointment of Pierre G. Cassigneul, president and chief executive officer of XDx, Inc., and David P. King, chief executive officer, president and director of Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE: LH), to its Board of Directors. The PMC, an educational and advocacy group dedicated to advancing the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine, was launched in 2004 by more than 15 leading...

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