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Pharmacists Can Lead Value-Based Care Using Pharmacogenetics


November 18, 2019 As our understanding of the human genome has increased, we have begun to realize that patients' bodies interact with medications uniquely based on their individual genetic makeup. Through the use of pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing, healthcare providers can see how a patient is likely to process, metabolize, and react to specific medications. With knowledge of the patient's genetic profile, medication therapy can be personalized with medication and dose carefully selected to gain maximum…
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