Read the end-of-chapter application case “Smart Business Reporting Helps Healthcare Providers Deliver Better Care” at the end of Chapter 4 in the textbook, and answer the following questions.
- What is Premier, and what does it do?
- What were the main challenges for Premier to achieve its vision?
- What was the solution provided by IBM and other partners?
- What were the results and benefits from Premier’s adoption of the integrated system described in the case?