Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including genomics, pharmaceuticals, administration, clinical operations, and insurance. Venture funds […]
Door will open to genetic discrimination if act protecting Canadians is overturned, genomics expert says
A genomics and policy researcher with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto says the health and personal freedom of patients will be at risk if a challenge by the government of Quebec to Canada’s year-old Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNA) is successful.
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