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Mercy Health expands strategic partnership with Premier to advance population health management

23-hospital health system Mercy Health (OH) announces that it will implement Premier’s integrated pharmacy and care management program in an effort to further improve its population health management initiative.

Docinfo Tool Provides Consumers Physician Licensure, Disciplinary Data

The Federation of State Medical Boards launches an online search tool that presents consumers with licensure and disciplinary information on providers.

FY16 Strategic Planning

John Halamka, MD and CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center posts a blog outlining the strategic objectives facing health IT in 2016. On BYOD and the use of apps in care delivery, he says “The difference between the $2 app and the $2 billion dollar EHR is that the $2 app is easier to use, more convenient and possibly even more useful.”

Google to launch life sciences company

Google co-founder Sergy Brin announces that the life sciences team within Google’s X Lab will spin off to form its own stand-alone business unit within Google’s newly created parent company, Alphabet. The new company will be led by renowned biologist and now CEO Andrew Conrad, PhD.

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  1. All of Premier’s “partnerships” with large healthcare providers seem somewhat deceiving because these non-profit institution (clients) are many times direct investors / owners of Premier as a whole. These “strategic” partnerships are self serving, and little more than PR fodder. I’d love to see Premier publish the calculations at how they “saved” Mercy $117 million dollars.







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