Medical Advantage Group Selects Mariner as Data Analytics Solution Provider

Mariner’s Healthcare Provider Experience Valuable in Achieving MAG Project Goals

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medical Advantage Group (MAG), provider of consulting and management services that drive improvements in healthcare provider efficiency and quality of care, has chosen Mariner to develop and implement data analytics that will enhance their current system.

The new partnership with Mariner will maximize MAG’s existing technology and provide physician clients with actionable performance information.

The MAG/Mariner solution will provide mission-critical analyses:

  • Overall performance by plan, provider group, provider and specialty.
  • Detailed analysis across in-patient, out-patient, surgery, specialty providers and pharmacy activity.
  • Trend analyses.
  • Peer comparisons.

“Mariner’s insight into the demands and goals of healthcare providers was a determining factor in our choice,” comments Roger Ettema, MAG’s Director of Technology. “Their unique mix of BI and healthcare provider knowledge gives them an understanding of our clients’ goals.”

MAG works with all types of physician organizations, including group practices, IPAs and PHOs, to implement clinical integration strategies that maximize the quality and efficiency of outcomes.

“Innovations in data analysis can be delivered through MAG to a significant number of physician organizations, translating into better patient outcomes,” says Peter Darragh, Vice President of Mariner’s Core Group. “The ability to positively affect the patient experience is extremely important and rewarding.”

About Medical Advantage Group (MAG)

MAG is a consulting and management services company providing support to over 50 physician group clients and 6,000 physicians in Michigan that prepares physicians and their practices to maximize efficiency and increase the quality of medical care. MAG is owned by the Michigan State Medical Society, American Physicians and approximately 250 Independent Michigan physicians. More information is available at (517) 336-1400 or on the Web:

About Mariner

Mariner, Microsoft’s 2008 Worldwide Partner of the Year in Performance Management Solutions and TDWI’s 2009 Best Practices Award Implementation Partner, specializes in business intelligence, data warehousing, business scorecards and performance dashboards that help clients improve productivity and decision making across industries, including education, utility and healthcare. Mariner helps organizations translate strategy into action. Mariner - Insight to Achieve


Medical Advantage Group
Mac Brantley, 517-336-1400
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Sally Phillips, 704-943-5222
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