16 Mar 2016

Precision medicine - tailoring treatment to individuals

From Nine To Noon, 9:27 am on 16 March 2016

The government has plans for all New Zealanders to move to electronic health records, but the head of the New Zealand tech company Orion, which is investing heavily in precision medicine, says electronic records are just part of the picture. Ian McRae says in order to get the best health outcomes, doctors need to have access to all the information about a patient, including medical records, genetic profile, environmental and social background.