Healthcare Industry – Industry Trends
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Personalized medicine, or individualized medicine, is a growing trend in the delivery of health care that is specific to the individual patient. Healing Hands Hospital wants to make sure that all staff understands the meaning of personalized medicine. You have been asked to provide a brief summary of personalized medicine that will be shared with the staff. For this discussion, your response should include the following:
- Define personalized medicine, and provide 1 example.
- Discuss 1 pro and 1 con of personalized medicine.