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Genetic information and health care

Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session ... May 21, 1998 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL7377420M
ISBN 100160573440
ISBN 109780160573446

The second piece of federal legislation to address the use of genetic information and discrimination in the United States was the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of GINA protects U.S. citizens from genetic discrimination in employment as well as in health care and health insurance. Using employees' genetic information for diagnostic or therapeutic decision-making—known as genomic medicine—has the potential to lower health care costs through early diagnoses and .


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Build the foundation you need to understand the science of genetics and its growing role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders.

Two experts in the field present the biological, psychological, and social implications of genetic influences in health care in an easy-to-read and -understand style.

Advances in genetics and genomics are being translated into practice every day. Examples include screening, diagnosis, treatment, pharmacogenomics and lifestyle choices. An understanding of the ethical challenges encountered by those receiving genetic and genomic-based health care is an essential competency for all nurses.

of genetic/genomic information. Nurses prepared at the master’s and doctoral levels are at the interface of translating these genetic and genomic advances into client care, in-tegrating genomic health care into health care systems, and addressing the ethical challenges associated with genetic information and technol - by: Creating a right to genetic privacy will come at a price, Korn concluded, and that price will be to hamper the nation's system of medical care and research.

"The issue then is where you draw the line between a low impedance free flow of information and a very high threshold barrier to inappropriate leakage, and that point has not been well defined in the public discourse.".

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for diagnostic or therapeutic decision-making) and the health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use.

Already, genomic medicine is making an impact in the fields of oncology. Doni explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment.

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Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.]. “The public will increasingly expect that the registered nurse (RN) will use genetic and genomic information and technology when providing care.” In September an independent consensus panel of nurse leaders from clinical, research, and academic settings was established to outline the minimum competencies needed to prepare the nursing workforce to deliver genetic and genomic focused nursing by: Founded inThe Hastings Center is the world’s first bioethics research institute.

It is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars from multiple disciplines, including philosophy, law, political science, and education. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of (GINA) is a federal law that protects individuals from genetic discrimination in health insurance and employment.

Genetic discrimination is the misuse of genetic information. This resource provides an introduction toFile Size: KB.

This diverse collection of papers attempts to address and critically discuss issues surrounding the control of, and access to, genetic information from ethical, medical, legal, and theoretical points of view.

The first and shortest section of the book attempts to address concerns over Brand: Springer US. It delivers information according to a life-span approach used in the practice setting. The second edition continues to provide basic information on genomics, its impact on health care, and genetic disorders.

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Davis Co. Inthe Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services issued the following interpretation: ‘Health care providers may share genetic information about an individual with providers treating family members of the individual who are seeking to identify their own genetic risks, provided that the individual has not Cited by: 7.

The Impact of Genetic Testing and Genetic Information on Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in North America: The Framework: /ch This chapter discusses the impact of genetic testing and genetic information. It proposes a framework that facilitates a Author: Natalia Serenko.

into themes. Major elements and/or obstacles of counseling the foster care population involved limited information and records, barriers to genetic testing, and psychosocial differences between caretakers. Second, counselors provided input regarding the inclusion of genetic information within the.

Patients should have the same rights to our genetic information as we do to other types of health information, so that we can make decisions about our own care as well as contribute our data to research if we so choose. Many state laws prohibit health care plans from using genetic tests or information to determine if an employee qualifies for health insurance.

Some of the laws also address employment discrimination. To that end, many health care providers are attempting to develop biobanks, which integrate a patient’s medical record with his or her genetic information (obtained from analyzing blood that.

It is hoped that these genetic screening will become part of the routine health care in the future, helping health care providers to design effective prevention strategies and treatment options.

However, genetic information has to be protected to avoid discrimination against those who may be already vulnerable. For many people the answer is yes. But typically such information has not been a part of routine primary care.

For patients at Geisinger Health System, that could soon change. Starting in the next month or so, the Pennsylvania-based system will offer DNA sequencing to 1, patients. Under GINA, health insurance companies cannot consider genetic information a pre-existing condition.

All of the following genetic information is protected under GINA: family history of CF mutations in the parents, prenatal CF DNA results in the fetus, biochemical newborn-screening results for the infant, and CF DNA results for the infant.

The role of genetic counselors in health care services is described and these counselors can help people understand and adapt to the implications of genetic contributions to diseases. Genetic counselors are able to offer a wide array of services and options and are able to specialize in particular area of interest such as cancer, prenatal.

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Health care decisions regarding the embryo, fetus, child, adolescent, adult, and the elderly will eventually all be impacted by genetic information. Only a small percentage of. Genetic information is essentially social information, and we need to reconsider our understanding of privacy in this area.

Genetic technology also could affect eligibility for healthcare insurance. Private insurance companies have the right to accept or reject customers for their policies, typically based on the results of a physical.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) became law on Title I of GINA amends portions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to address the use of genetic information in health insurance.

Yet, no one would refer to the cold or to flu as a genetic disease. Very little about our health has no genetic component, and, at the same time, very little about our health is determined only by our genome, much less by one gene.

The attempt to separate genetic information from non-genetic information is doomed, Murray : Faith Lagay. Genetic Information, Rights, and Autonomy The jurisprudence of genetic privacy.

Medicine, Health Care and. This book, written from the combined perspectives of a physician, a lawyer, and a. Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease, by M.J. Khoury, W. Burke, and E.J. Thomson.

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Genetic privacy involves the concept of personal privacy concerning the storing, repurposing, provision to third parties, and displaying of information pertaining to one's genetic information.

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Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease. [Muin J Khoury; Wylie Burke; Elizabeth J Thomson] -- In anticipation of the expected growth at the interface of genetics and public health, this book delineates a framework for the integration of advances in human genetics into public health practice.