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by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 11:17:46 PM

Three months ago, health systems were embracing precision health strategies, and capturing the full clinical and financial value of using genetics in routine care. That’s before COVID-19 forced every US …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest Practices

by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 10:48:31 PM

COVID-19 has quickly altered society. It has changed workflows and processes and forced hospitals to discourage patients from coming in — to keep them safe and healthy. But there is …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest Practices

by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Jan 31, 2020 12:34:44 PM

We speak with clients all of the time who are facing challenges justifying the investment in personnel and software support required to start, run, or grow their cancer genetic counseling …

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Topics:Best PracticesPreventative CareCancer CentersBreast Centers

by CancerIQ, on Dec 2, 2019 6:04:54 PM

The past four years, CancerIQ has implemented genetics into routine care, but as demand for genetic services has increased, we've expanded from specialty care into primary care. With genetic services …

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Topics:Best PracticesEHR Integration

by CancerIQ, on Nov 15, 2019 10:32:12 AM

The Award On November 13th, CancerIQ CEO, Feyi Olopade Ayodele, was named to Crain's Chicago Business's 40 under 40 list for her work to make it easier and less expensive …

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Topics:NewsBest Practices

by CancerIQ, on Oct 29, 2019 10:22:26 AM

When implementing a hereditary cancer risk assessment program into routine care, the goal is simple: Provide genetic counseling and genetic testing to all high-risk patients. In doing so, healthcare providers …

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Topics:Workflow SolutionsBest PracticesHigh Risk Patient ManagementIdentifying High Risk Patients

by CancerIQ, on Oct 2, 2019 6:18:03 PM

In part one of our three-part webinar series, we explored the enormous value proposition that cancer risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing present to health systems. Now, we highlight …

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Topics:Best PracticesHigh Risk Patient ManagementIdentifying High Risk PatientsBreast Imaging Center

by CancerIQ, on Oct 2, 2019 11:10:07 AM

In a 2018 study, researchers tested the efficacy of the Tyrer-Cuzick Lifetime risk model for identifying women at increased or high risk of hereditary breast cancer. In doing so, 100,318 …

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Topics:Best PracticesIdentifying High Risk PatientsBreast Imaging Center

by CancerIQ, on Aug 28, 2019 5:36:08 PM

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently updated its recommendations to include more women for BRCA screening. Receiving less attention from that announcement was the recommendation that primary care …

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Topics:Best PracticesHealth Systems

by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Aug 15, 2019 2:01:55 PM

There are over 157 million women in the United States. About 12 percent of those women will develop invasive breast cancer, according to the nonprofit group BreastCancer.org. That's over 18 …

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Topics:Best Practices