Family-level impact of genetic testing: integrating health economics and ethical, legal, and social implications

Per Med. 2021 May;18(3):209-212. doi: 10.2217/pme-2021-0016. Epub 2021 Mar 17.


Tweetable abstract Health economics and ELSI can be better integrated to consider the family impacts of genetic and genomic testing.

Keywords: ELSI; cascade screening; clinical implementation; cost–effectiveness; evaluation; family; patient-centered.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Economics, Medical / organization & administration*
  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Family*
  • Genetic Testing / economics
  • Genetic Testing / methods*
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Legislation, Medical*