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Is there a correlation between readmissions and pharmacogenomic effects? Do patients who got misdosed land back in the hospital?

Medicare penalizes hospitals that must readmit patients within 30 days. To what extent are those treatment failures linked to a failure to personalize medications and dosages? Metabolism and weight changes make the elderly more sensitive to dose variation. CYP phenotyping could be requested or incentivized as part of the readmission.

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