Ethical Perspectives and HIT

Watch this video from NBC News about the first FDA-approved, at-home genetic test developed by 23andme to assess breast cancer risk.
FDA approves first at-home genetic test to assess breast cancer risk

a) Consider whether the public good outweighs individual interests in data collection and data mining with genetic testing (e.g., 23andMe, insurers). Provide your rationale.

b) What are the ethical issues and principles created by genomic databases (e.g., 23andMe ) or by sharing information in a health information exchange to promote population health?

As future FNP, how are you going to utilize all the above information and apply it to your practice in Israel ?

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