Special Issue "Implementing Personalized Medicine in a Large Health Care System"
A special issue of Journal of Personalized Medicine (ISSN 2075-4426).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2015).
Interests: whole genome sequencing; genetics; genomics; integrative genomics; microRNA; genetic association studies; pharmacogenomics
Partners Health Care has over 60,000 employees including over 10,000 physicians and sees 4 million patients on an annual basis, making it the largest health care system in Massachusetts and one of the largest academic medical centers in the US. Personalized medicine is a Department of Partners Health Care that is responsible for enabling the use of genomics to subset patients for the best possible treatments. The Department also works to develop its solutions for Partners eCARE our electronic medical record and we provide core services to investigators to enhance research in personalized medicine. This issue of JPM will detail a variety of initiatives across Partners that are aimed at advancing the care of our patients with the most advanced genomic technologies.
Prof. Dr. Scott T. Weiss
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Personalized Medicine is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- personalized medicine
- precision medicine
- whole genome and whole exome sequencing
- molecular diagnostics
- genetic testing