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Verily Partners with Emory Healthcare to Analyze Medication and Lab Ordering Patterns for Improved Cost-Effectiveness and Operational Efficiency

December 23, 2019 GMT

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--

Verily, an Alphabet company, is partnering with Emory Healthcare to deploy new solutions to help improve cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency and quality. The partnership will leverage Emory’s unique capabilities as a world-class academic medical center at the forefront of quality with Verily’s expertise in data science, analytics, user experience and product development. An initial focus of the partnership will involve a deep analysis of existing medication and lab ordering patterns at Emory, followed by the deployment of solutions to identify value opportunities and drive organizational change.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Verily on ways to leverage ‘big data’ responsibly and focus on implementation science to critically improve the quality, safety and value of care we provide,” said Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, president and CEO, Emory Healthcare. “We look forward to unlocking new insights that can help our team increase efficiency and enable us to deliver the best diagnosis and treatment of patients at the point of care.”

“As physicians, we can improve what we can measure,” said Vivian Lee, MD, president of health platforms, Verily. “This initiative will put actionable data in the hands of teams on the front lines of care delivery. Emory Healthcare is already on the forefront of harnessing data to improve healthcare quality and innovation. We look forward to learning from this impressive partner and to deploying new solutions to old problems.”

Verily has announced a series of projects across clinical research and clinical care that are geared towards supporting ecosystem advancement to value-based care. Emory Healthcare joins Atrius Health, Veterans Administration Palo Alto and other progressive healthcare leaders who are part of this growing ecosystem. Learn more at https://verily.com/press.

About Verily

Launched in 2015, Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet focused on life sciences and healthcare. Verily’s mission is to make the world’s health data useful so that people enjoy healthier lives. Verily develops tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creates interventions to prevent and manage disease. Verily partners with leading life sciences, medical device and government organizations, using deep hardware, software, scientific, and healthcare expertise to enable faster development, meaningful advances, and deployment at scale. For more information, please visit www.verily.com.

About Emory Healthcare

Emory Healthcare, with more than 24,000 employees and 11 hospitals, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia, with $4.4 billion in annual net revenue. System-wide, it has 2,691 licensed patient beds, more than 2,800 physicians practicing in more than 70 specialties and serves metro Atlanta with 250 locations. Emory Healthcare is the only health system in Georgia with three Magnet-designated hospitals for nursing excellence: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital and Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital. Emory Healthcare’s mission is to improve the health of individuals and communities at home and throughout the world. For more information, visit www.emoryhealthcare.org.

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CONTACT: Verily

Emily Friedman

650-933-0660

efriedman@verily.comEmory Healthcare

Janet Christenbury

404-727-8599

jmchris@emory.edu

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA GEORGIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: DATA MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY HEALTH PHARMACEUTICAL OTHER SCIENCE RESEARCH SOFTWARE HOSPITALS SCIENCE HARDWARE CLINICAL TRIALS

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