Yellowhammer News features HudsonAlpha Health Alliance, EAMC pilot program

HudsonAlpha Health Alliance, LLC and East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) in Opelika have teamed up to launch a pilot program aimed to assist and improve the health of EAMC employees.

The new program offers genomic health screening to select employees eligible to participate in the pilot program based on their current cholesterol levels.

The program is designed to screen for how effective the employee’s current statin medication is working to control their cholesterol level based on their individual genetic profile, as well as other health factors.

“The future of medicine includes an integrated analysis of personal genetic data, combined with other patient health data, that will help guide care and therapy,” said Devin Absher, PhD, director of Genomic Health at HudsonAlpha.

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