University of Arizona

City: Phoenix

Amount: $1500000

Award Date: 2018

Duration: 36 months

Program Area: Bioscience

Advance implementation of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix’s pilot Clinical Decision Support System programs launched in partnership with Banner Health, expanding the scope of research and education programs to include the appropriate use of pharmacogenetic testing to guide the safe and effective use of medicines in patients; including the results of pharmacogenetic tests in the patient electronic medical record; and conducting quality-improvement research that evaluates the clinical and economic impact of precision-medicine guided by the CDSS. The Flinn Foundation’s support for this project will be matched by in-kind contributions from Banner Health.