In a new commentary for US News & World Report, Precision Health Economics’ senior research economist Jason Shafrin defines and elaborates on the field of precision medicine. Jason, also director of research for the Precision for Medicine-initiated Innovation and Value Initiative (, illustrates how the United States is moving headlong into this new treatment approach. He notes some of the challenges while also emphasizing the unique hope precision medicine brings through dramatically improving treatment for many diseases.

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