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Primary care physician experiences with integrated pharmacogenomic testing in a community health system

Amy A Lemke, Christina G Hutten Selkirk, Nicole S Glaser, Annette W Sereika, Dyson T Wake, Peter J Hulick, Henry M Dunnenberger
Personalized Medicine 2017, 14 (5): 389-400
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AIM: To explore primary care physicians' views of the utility and delivery of direct access to pharmacogenomics (PGx) testing in a community health system.

METHODS: This descriptive study assessed the perspectives of 15 healthcare providers utilizing qualitative individual interviews.

RESULTS: Three main themes emerged: perceived value and utility of PGx testing; challenges to implementation in practice; and provider as well as patient needs.

CONCLUSION: While providers in this study viewed benefits of PGx testing as avoiding side effects, titrating doses more quickly, improving shared decision-making and providing psychological reassurance, challenges will need to be addressed such as privacy concerns, cost, insurance coverage and understanding the complexity of PGx test results.

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