McKesson Corp. will acquire data analytics firm MedVentive, which specializes in risk and population management queries, for an undisclosed sum.

The deal is part of McKesson’s Better Health 2020 strategy that calls for investing $1 billion to develop products to improve clients’ patient safety and clinical/financial outcomes, and enable better care coordination in an era of increased risk and bundled payments. A core piece of the strategy is phasing out the Horizon Enterprise Revenue Management product and investing in the Paragon clinical/financial hospital information system as the “go-forward” product for hospitals of all sizes.

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