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The role of digital tools in the delivery of genomic medicine: enhancing patient-centered care.

Salma Shickh, Sara A Rafferty, Marc Clausen, Rita Kodida, Chloe Mighton, Seema Panchal, Justin Lorentz, Thomas Ward, Nicholas Watkins, Christine Elser, Andrea Eisen, June C Carroll, Emily Glogowski, Kasmintan A Schrader, Jordan Lerner-Ellis, Raymond H Kim, David Chitayat, Cheryl Shuman, Yvonne Bombard, undefined Incidental Genomics Study Team

Genetics in Medicine | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: Alternative models of genetic counseling are needed to meet the rising demand for genomic sequencing. Digital tools have been proposed as a method to augment traditional counseling and reduce burden on professionals; however, their role in delivery of genetic counseling is not established. This study explored the role of the Genomics ADvISER, a digital decision aid, in delivery of genomic counseling. METHODS: We performed secondary analysis of 52 pretest genetic counseling sessions that were conducted over the course of a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of the Genomics ADvISER. As part of the trial, participants were randomized to receive standard counseling..

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