– Alphabet’s Verily is partnering with Atlanta, GA-based Emory Healthcare on deep analysis of medications and lab ordering patterns for improved diagnosis and treatment at the point of care.
– Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet focused on life sciences and healthcare that develops tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creates interventions to prevent and manage disease
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.
Emory/Verily Partnership Focus
The 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.”
Launched in 2015, Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet focused on life sciences and healthcare that develops tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creates interventions to prevent and manage disease. Emory Healthcare joins Atrius Health, Veterans Administration Palo Alto and other progressive healthcare leaders who are part of this growing ecosystem.
“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.”