Session 4: Implications of Genomic Technologies for the Organization of Health Services
This session will emphasize research and policy responses to the changes in the ways in which genomics is integrated into health care systems. It will focus on the impact of genomic technologies on traditional genetic services for rare diseases as well as on new areas of genetic services, such as personalized medicine and risk prediction. It will explore ways in which genomics affect professionals’ roles and the organization of care. The session will also highlight implications for patient populations, including potential inequities in access to services.