Enabling Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine

| September 18, 2018

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The era of precision medicine has arrived, and with it, a tidal wave of data from disparate sources, including electronic health records (EHRs), lab systems, pathology, and genomics. By integrating data from all available sources and analyzing it in smart ways, clinicians can finally get a complete picture of an individual’s medical profile and define a truly personalized approach to care.

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The Karis Group is an Austin, Texas based professional services firm with over fourteen years of experience providing our flagship Patient Advocacy or Bill Mediation service. We service clients nationwide, from employers, insurers and healthcare sharing organizations to benefit resellers, wholesalers and program administrators. Through these client relationships, we mediate on behalf of thousands of individuals (patients, members or employees) each year on the patient responsibility or out-of-pocket portion of their medical bills. Last year alone, we saved these individuals over $24 million dollars while helping them shoulder the stressful and time consuming burden of working with healthcare providers and government agencies to resolve their medical bills.

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