"Either you don't want any barriers, which I don't think is politically viable, or you want barriers thrown in all over the place, which will bring the whole system to a halt." Ultimately, he said, finding the best solution will depend upon understanding the system and the various tradeoffs involved, debating those tradeoffs, and finding a balance between the desire for genetic privacy and the desire for continued improvement in the nation's health care system.



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