UPDATE: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Selects Oracle Applications and Technology as Part of Platform to

UPDATE: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Selects Oracle 
Applications and Technology as Part of Platform to Help
Transform Cancer Care 
Oracle Solutions to Create Foundation for Analytical Initiative
Designed to Advance Personalized Cancer Care and Improve Outcomes
While Optimizing Operational Efficiency 
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 --  Oracle (NASDAQ:
News Facts 

--  MD Anderson, one of the world's most respected centers devoted
    exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and
    prevention, has selected Oracle Health Sciences applications and
    Oracle technology as the foundation for an organization-wide analytics
    initiative designed to enable a new generation of personalized cancer
    treatment that improves outcomes. The platform will also support the
    center's renowned Moon Shots Program, an unprecedented effort to
    dramatically accelerate the pace of converting scientific discoveries
    into clinical advances that reduce cancer deaths.
--  Oracle applications and technology will power the enterprise analytics
    initiative, one of the program's platforms. The new platform will
    bring together clinical, genomic, financial, administrative and
    operational information from internal and external sources to yield
    insights that drive care innovation and optimize operational
--  To achieve its goals, the center, ranked first for cancer care in U.S.
    News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey for seven of the
    last nine years, will deploy a wide range of Oracle solutions,
    including Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics.
--  MD Anderson, which sees data growth of 30 percent to 40 percent
    annually, is also deploying Oracle Database and Oracle Business
    Intelligence Enterprise Edition.

Supporting Quotes 

--  "MD Anderson, in its quest to continuously improve cancer care
    outcomes and quality of life for patients, has built a culture of
    innovation that consistently delivers life-changing gains for cancer
    patients. As we focus on the next-generation of treatments --
    including our Moon Shots Program -- we require a powerful analytical
    infrastructure that can yield new insight from the unprecedented
    volume of data
 available today. Oracle's integrated health sciences
    applications, enterprise applications and technology stack will help
    provide one of the robust foundations that we need to accelerate
    deployment, and ultimately, discovery of life-saving treatments," said
    Dr. John Frenzel, chief medical information officer, MD Anderson.
--  "Leveraging data and information to drive more effective resource
    utilization, improve operational efficiency, and level patient volumes
    across the days of the week is becoming increasingly more important.
    Through the use of Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics, we are
    creating the platform to improve delivery of actionable information to
    our customers so they can effectively improve processes," said Craig
    Owen, director of clinical analytics and informatics, MD Anderson.
--  "MD Anderson is recognized globally for its ground-breaking research
    and life-saving advances in cancer care. Its next generation analytics
    initiative, built on industry-leading platforms like Oracle Enterprise
    Healthcare Analytics and Oracle technology, stands to further amplify
    healthcare insight and accelerate innovation," said Neil de Crescenzo,
    senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Health Sciences. "We
    are honored to be a part of this important initiative and to be
    working with such a world leader in oncology research and care."

Supporting Resources 

--  Oracle in Health Sciences
--  MD Anderson Launches Unprecedented Moon Shots Program
--  MD Anderson Chooses Oracle as Strategic Partner
--  Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics
--  Follow Oracle Health Sciences on Twitter
--  Join the Oracle Health Sciences Community on Facebook
--  Oracle Health Sciences on YouTube

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