Center for Personalized Health
Precision medicine or Personalized medicine is a new and innovative approach towards disease treatment as well as disease prevention that factors in the individual genetic variances, environment as well as lifestyle for each patient. The Center for Precision Medicine at CarePoint Health helps foster collaborative interdisciplinary research into the causes of common human disorders. Our vision is to harness genomic insights, clinical expertise and advanced analytics to pioneer personalized treatment and prevention, improving quality of life for our patients and their families. Precision medicine allows doctors and researchers to account for individual differences in genes, environments and lifestyles when developing a treatment plan or drug therapy.
Our mission is to develop and support innovative, collaborative, multidisciplinary programs to understand the transformation from normal physiology to the disease state at the cellular level. Our multidisciplinary collaboration that drives the Center for Precision Medicine includes experts in Wellness, Oncology, Endocrinology, Genetic Counseling, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Surgical sub-specialties and other specialty services. Precision and personalized medicine has the potential to predict and prevent disease as well as personalize treatment for serious illnesses and disease.