Brandon M. Welch, M.Sc., Founder and Creator of ItRunsInMyFamily.com
The explosion and rapid expanse of genetic information gained from research over the past decade has left most medical professionals in the dust. This disconnect between bench and bedside will be a limiting reagent in the clinical utility of personalized medicine unless new solutions can be developed to catalyze the transition. The Health IT and specifically Clinical Decision Support (CDS) will speed the transition of new genetic information and discoveries into clinical practice. ItRunsInMyFamily.com is a current example of how this process works.