Chapter 1: The Promise and Problems of
New technologies don’t wait to emerge until the policies for handling them are in place. That’s certainly the case with genetic testing. It’s been coming over the horizon for years, but healthcare has been caught unprepared by the dramatic growth in the adoption of testing and the variety of tests.
In this chapter of Transforming the Management of Genetic Testing, we explore the inadequacies of the current genetic test management system and explore the promise and problems of genetic testing.