NIH’s All of Us Research Program, NLM collaborate on outreach efforts through libraries
NIH’s All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up in a landmark effort to advance precision medicine for the benefit of communities through local libraries. Traditional healthcare takes a “one-size fits all” approach, but precision medicine is healthcare that is “tailored to a person based on things unique to that individual, such as their lifestyle, environment and their biology,” said Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D., chief engagement officer, NIH’s All of Us Research Program.
CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna for about $69 billion—a deal that combines the drugstore giant with one of the largest health insurers in the U.S. A release announcing the merger agreement called it “a natural evolution for both companies” in their efforts to put the consumer at the center of healthcare delivery.
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