The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, an advocacy organization and advisory body to the federal government, is studying issues related to genomic data exchange, particularly how it can improve care coordination.

Some in the genomics field believe within five years genomic sequencing of an individual will cost $99, says Devin Jopp, CEO at WEDI, in an interview with Health Data Management. That price point could surge the number of individuals getting their genomic blueprint and use of genomic data, so now is the time to start considering how all that data would be used.

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