Intermountain Healthcare Partners With IT Leaders On Novel Health Care Technologies
Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit hospital system, has teamed up with six leading information technology companies to launch the Healthcare Transformation Lab, a project aimed at helping foster the development and commercialization of innovative new technologies with the potential to improve patient care and provider efficiency.
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