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Accenture offers a fully integrated, technology-enabled global business service that helps Life Sciences companies improve R&D cross-functional processes, insights and outcomes.
Life Sciences R&D organizations face unprecedented business pressures, including increasingly stringent health authority requirements, unsustainable fixed-cost models, and the complexity of managing numerous vendor partners and technology systems.
Addressing these issues strains current capacity and operating models, and diverts precious resources from the desired focus—bringing differentiated new products to the market.
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To help our clients address these challenges, we offer Accenture Accelerated R&D Services—a next-generation solution that helps Life Sciences companies increase R&D quality and speed, while reducing costs and operational complexities. We help our clients focus on the science of new products.
The solution encompasses the following services:
Regulatory services to improve regulatory quality, speed and operational efficiency.
Clinical services to implement data-driven clinical trial strategy and design with the help of a global delivery solution and leading technologies.
Pharmacovigilance services to increase productivity and improve quality, driving more efficient compliance.
Accenture offers the full package—management consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO) execution, technology and analytics services—required to drive successful R&D outcomes.
For more information on our R&D services, please visit our R&D Microsite.
Accenture Accelerated R&D Services delivers enhanced processes across the clinical, regulatory and pharmacovigilance functions around the globe. This business service allows pharmaceutical companies to bring drugs to market faster, at less cost and with reduced execution risks.
Accenture Accelerated R&D Services can help our clients:
We work with industry-leading Life Sciences companies in more than 50 countries, as well as more than 125 public health organizations. We have an experience of more than 20 years in offshore delivery.
Industry-leading Technology Platform and Advanced Analytics
ViewPoint, Fuse and StartingPoint
Extensive software services, including the ability to work on other vendor’s software
Advanced analytics to provide actionable insights and drive alignment, both within and across functions
More than 2,500 R&D services professionals around the globe
More than 50 global delivery locations, with a combination of onshore and offshore professionals
Clinical services help Life Sciences clients:
Improve the identification of trial sites and investigators by making optimal use of site performance data.
Increase the effectiveness of monitoring investigator sites through proactive analysis of data. We identify various risks and manage them through targeted interventions, reducing the burden of onsite monitoring, while improving quality and protocol adherence.
Improve program design, enhance decision making and increase patient safety by leveraging analytics.
Regulatory services help Life Sciences clients:
Pharmacovigilance services help Life Sciences clients:
Reduce costs by up to 70 percent.
Achieve potential one-day turnaround for single cases.
Increase productivity, with potential throughput of 1,200–1,400 cases/FTE/year (subject to client-specific approaches and case input mix).
Implement the correct first-time method to meet stringent quality targets (for example, 99 percent of correct fields).
Achieve 99 percent compliance consistently.
Reduce labor costs through offshore Centers of Excellence in India and China.
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Regulatory Services Overview
CDISC Conversion Service Overview
Pharmacovigilance Services Overview
IDC Health Insights named Accenture the leader in Life Science Drug Safety Services in 2013.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals named Accenture as the No. 1 outsourcing company for five consecutive years (2008–2012).
HfS report states Accenture Acquires Octagon Research Solutions as Competition Heats Up in Pharma
For additional information, visit our R&D Microsite.
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