My46: A Web-based tool for self-guided management of genomic test results in research and clinical settings

Holly K. Tabor, Seema M. Jamal, Joon Ho Yu, Julia M. Crouch, Aditi G. Shankar, Karin M. Dent, Nicholas Anderson, Damon A. Miller, Brett T. Futral, Michael J. Bamshad

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Abstract

A major challenge to implementing precision medicine is the need for an efficient and cost-effective strategy for returning individual genomic test results that is easily scalable and can be incorporated into multiple models of clinical practice. My46 is a Web-based tool for managing the return of genetic results that was designed and developed to support a wide range of approaches to disclosing results, ranging from traditional face-to-face disclosure to self-guided models. My46 has five key functions: set and modify results-return preferences, return results, educate, manage the return of results, and assess the return of results. These key functions are supported by six distinct modules and a suite of features that enhance the user experience, ease site navigation, facilitate knowledge sharing, and enable results-return tracking. My46 is a potentially effective solution for returning results and supports current trends toward shared decision making between patients and providers and patient-driven health management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-475
Number of pages9
JournalGenetics in Medicine
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

Keywords

  • exome sequencing
  • genome sequencing
  • incidental
  • results return
  • secondary results

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)

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    Tabor, H. K., Jamal, S. M., Yu, J. H., Crouch, J. M., Shankar, A. G., Dent, K. M., Anderson, N., Miller, D. A., Futral, B. T., & Bamshad, M. J. (2017). My46: A Web-based tool for self-guided management of genomic test results in research and clinical settings. Genetics in Medicine, 19(4), 467-475. https://doi.org/10.1038/gim.2016.133