Estonian minister says genetic information database would help save costs

  • 2017-06-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Estonia's Minister of Health and Labor Jevgeni Ossinovski has said that gathering the genome information of the entire population of Estonia into one database would cost 23 million Euros and that linking that information to medical histories and its analysis would enable the healthcare system to save a lot of money. Ossinovski said that developing a decision support system in personal medicine, bringing together residents' genetic information and medical histories, could be done in 10 years. "Adding information about the whole population of...
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