Study shows importance of ensuring participant and provider follow-up after a genetic screening result

Presenting individuals with potentially life-altering health information doesn't mean the individuals—or their healthcare providers—will act on it. Follow-up education and conversations about actionable care plans with patients and their doctors are key next steps, according to new research from the Healthy Nevada Project.
Presenting individuals with potentially life-altering health information doesn’t mean the individuals—or their healthcare providers—will act on it. Follow-up education and conversations about actionable care plans with patients and their doctors are key next steps, according to new research from the Healthy Nevada Project.