Stanford Medicine Pilot Program Uses Data-Driven, Integrated Team Approach to Predict, Prevent Disease

Stanford Medicine Pilot Program Uses Data-Driven, Integrated Team Approach to Predict, Prevent Disease

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A Stanford Medicine pilot program combining cutting-edge tools of biomedicine with a collaborative, team-based method, offers a new approach to personalized health care that captures the promise of Precision Health: to predict, prevent and treat disease based on the individual patient.

Through the Humanwide project, primary care teams at Stanford Medicine’s Primary Care 2.0 clinic in Santa Clara, California, merged high-tech and high-touch interventions to provide a diverse group of 50 patients with care that treated the whole person based on his or her unique factors, from genetics to lifestyle. Over the course of a year, the program succeeded in identifying previously undiagnosed conditions and future health risks, setting patients on a path to avert serious medical problems, such as cancer and heart disease.

 

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