Aug 29, 2017

A Chicagoland hospital is adding a new test to its annual checkup — and it could be the future of medicine

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics

A Chicagoland hospital system has added something new to its patients’ annual checkups: the option to get a genetic test.

Until now, DNA tests have tended to live either in the consumer realm or through referrals to specialists when a patient brings it up.

NorthShore University HealthSystem wants to bring that conversation about genetics into every doctor’s office during annual checkups.

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