Pharmacogenetic testing in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA): policy recommendations from the VHA Clinical Pharmacogenetics Subcommittee.

Affiliation

Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [Email]

Abstract

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Clinical Pharmacogenetics Subcommittee is charged with making recommendations about whether specific pharmacogenetic tests should be used in healthcare at VHA facilities. We describe a process to inform VHA pharmacogenetic testing policy.

Keywords

Evidence-based practice,Genetic testing,Pharmacogenetics,Policymaking,

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