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.