• Concierge Medicine Takes a New Approach to Precision Healthcare
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    Concierge Medicine Takes a New Approach to Precision Healthcare

    Once considered the health plan for privileged people, concierge medicine is enjoying a rebirth, using technology and data to create ‘personalized, proactive, and preventive’ care for anyone who needs it. The evolution of personalized healthcare is giving new meaning to concierge services. What once was a platform for the rich and famous now offers precision healthcare, including chronic care management and health and wellness services, for anyone. “We’re optimizing health for everyone,” says Rakesh Suri, MD, D.Phil., president and chief medical officer of Fountain Life, a Florida-based provider of “predictive, preventative, and personalized” care services that aims to create an international chain of healthcare centers. “We’re focusing on the healthy…

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  • The Trouble With IP for Digital Health and Precision Medicine
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    The Trouble With IP for Digital Health and Precision Medicine

    Precision medicine is changing the treatment landscape for countless patients, but with the transformational advances come a host of intellectual property issues that must be overcome to ensure the continued evolution of these life changing technologies. With a focus on digital health, we will discuss what precision medicine is and the IP hurdles it faces, such as patent subject matter eligibility, proving infringement, and software licensing. What Is Precision Medicine? Precision medicine is a term used to refer to treatment and prevention strategies tailored to groups of people based on genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, instead of using a one-size-fits-all approach. “Precision medicine” is often used interchangeably with the older…

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