Predictive Biomarkers

In Personalized Laboratory Diagnosis and Evidence Based Best Practices Outcome Monitoring

Russell Jaffe MD, PhD, CCN, and Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN

Predictive biomarkers are a few tests that can now be referenced to goal values whose interpretation can include a lifestyle action plan that enhances functional cost and outcome effectiveness, adding years to life and life to years.

This article addresses:

  • what these predictive biomarkers are and why they are valid;
  • interpretation of the test results based on goal values;
  • how to reduce risk and bring tests value to or nearer to the safer value at least cost and best outcome effectiveness.

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