Family histories are an essential predictor of disease risk, yet they are often incomplete, inaccurate, and underutilized in today's clinical settings. PredMed researchers are developing improved approaches to providing more complete, accurate and detailed family histories based on electronic health records of patients and their consenting family members. These improved histories enable better clinical risk prediction and decision-making.
Leventer-Roberts M, Gofer I, Barak-Corren Y, Reis BY, Balicer R. Constructing data-driven family histories using comprehensive electronic health records from a large healthcare delivery system. (In Press, Eur J Public Health)
Partners & Funding
National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
Clalit Research Institute