Artists have always incorporated the important issues of their time into their works, whether those be religion, love, death, the natural world, human suffering, etc. One of these important issues that has appeared in art over time is genetics, and more specifically the physical manifestations of genetic conditions.
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the many advantages of the use of technology and automation in genetic counseling. Metis Genetics’ work with a particular client for their non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) program provides a concrete example of the benefits of automation.
According the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of genetic counselors is projected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. But will we have the genetic counselors to meet this explosion over the ensuing decade? Likely not. Read about how technology and automation are providing clinically responsible support.