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Geisinger CEO: Routine DNA sequencing will save money

Geisinger CEO: Routine DNA sequencing will save money

While Geisinger will have to spend around $5 million upfront to bring DNA sequencing into routine clinical care, the health system's president and CEO, Dr. David Feinberg, said it won't cost patients anything and will ultimately save money.

Geisinger to perform DNA sequencing as routine care

Geisinger to perform DNA sequencing as routine care

Over the next six months, Geisinger will enroll 1,000 patients in a pilot program recommending DNA sequencing as part of routine clinical care. Eventually, the health system said it will provide clinical DNA sequencing across the board.

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