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Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, three other top health systems form “connectivity consortium”
San Francisco Business Times

Kaiser Permanente and four other top U.S. health systems — Mayo Clinic, Group Health Cooperative, Intermountain Healthcare and Geisinger Health System — said Wednesday they plan to launch a consortium to share patient-specific data and “pioneer the effective connectivity of electronic patient information.” Although details are few, the five integrated health care systems — each often considered a national model in various ways — say the first exchange of data is planned “in the next year.”