Tag Archive: Precision Medicine

New Precision Medicine Tools Available to ALL Johns Hopkins Medicine Researchers


Johns Hopkins inHealth was launched in 2011 by The Johns Hopkins University as an institutional initiative aimed at leveraging Johns Hopkins’ collective strengths to realize the promise of individualized medicine. Five years later, Johns Hopkins inHealth and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory joined forces, bringing together biomedical research and systems engineering to elevate our precision medicine efforts by intelligently using information to tailor care plans, detect diseases earlier and deliver treatments using more effective and affordable methods. Today, Johns Hopkins Medicine is celebrating our triumphs in precision medicine at the second annual Johns Hopkins inHealth Precision Medicine Symposium. […]

ICTR in the News: Electronic Health Records Need Organizing System


Abundance of Electronic Health Information Requires Organizing System to Make Best Use of Data The following article discusses the published work of ICTR Deputy Director of Informatics, Dr. Christopher Chute. Credit: iStock The rate at which electronic health data is accumulating is unprecedented, a Johns Hopkins health informatics expert notes in a review published Oct. 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine. To best make use of available information for personalized or precision medicine purposes, health organizations should consider using ontologies, a means of naming and organizing the information into categories for easier retrieval. Christopher G. Chute Credit: Johns […]