Sanford Health picks platform for enterprise genomic analysis

Sanford Health, a not-for-profit integrated health system, has selected GenomeNext’s new Olympus platform to deliver comprehensive genomic analysis and data management capabilities.

Executives from the system say they will use the GenomeNext platform to expand its personalized medicine program across multiple regions in the U.S., to individualize patient treatment and improve health outcomes throughout the Sanford Health enterprise.

Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 43 hospitals and nearly 250 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health’s 27,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians,

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Sanford Imagenetics is a comprehensive genomic medicine initiative launched in 2014 that aims to fully integrate the tools of genomic medicine into primary care for adults. This unique model uses each patient’s family history and genetic makeup to personalize treatment.

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