Lerner Research Institute Outcomes
Translating Research for Personalized Care
Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare
The Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) is the clinical component of the Genomic Medicine Institute, part of Lerner Research Institute. CPGH offers patients comprehensive clinical genetics services, using each patient's genome to guide individual care. The center's genetic counselors are actively engaged in clinical research, education and awareness, public policy and patient advocacy. The work done at CPGH has led to innovative diagnostic risk assessments, clinical tools and improved quality of life for patients and at-risk family members.
CPGH Patient Volume
In 2007, CPGH saw nearly 1,500 patients. In 2017, the center served over 4,500 patients. This is a 225% increase.
Expanded Appointment Models
CPGH offers a variety of appointment models to deliver optimum and convenient genetic counseling to as many patients as possible. In 2017, 112 patients utilized the virtual appointment model at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Centers in Mansfield and Sandusky, Ohio. Additionally, 12 patients utilized shared medical appointments at the Beachwood Breast Center.
|Appointment Model||Patient Visits||Location(s)|
|Virtual Appointments||112||Cleveland Clinic Cancer Centers (Mansfield, Sandusky)|
|Shared Medical Appointments||12||Beachwood Breast Center|