Accenture Life Sciences Blog
Pharmaceutical and medical technology companies face both complexity and opportunity when navigating the current healthcare landscape. Accenture experts will share their insights and opinions on how pharmaceutical and medical technology companies can rethink, reshape and restructure for better patient outcomes during complex times.
 
 
M&A activity remains at an all-time high as pharma, biotech and medical device companies optimize their product portfolios and reinvigorate R&D pipelines. Last year marked a high point for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the ...
 
 
 
 
Pharma companies are leveraging technology and mobile apps to develop patient-centric solutions to address specific, previously unmet, needs. I had the pleasure of serving as host at the recent eyeforpharma Philadelphia Awards during the eyeforph...
 
 
 
 
Medical technology CEOs believe government healthcare incentives are misaligned with industry trends toward shorter and less frequent hospital stays. At the end of March, I had the pleasure of joining leaders of healthcare and medical device comp...
 
 
 
 
Pharma’s key players join to discuss how they can drive better patient services and engagement. Accenture recently attended the 2015 eyeforpharma conference in Barcelona. The conference theme was heavily focused this year around engaging the pati...
 
 
 
 
To streamline their operations and meet IDMP regulatory requirements, organizations need to invest wisely. In my previous post, I discussed the challenges to European pharmaceutical companies preparing to comply with the Identification of Medicinal...
 
 
 
 
In Europe, the 2016 deadline for complying with the IDMP standard is fast approaching. Are pharma companies ready? The Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) standard is a highly detailed, cross-functional ontology designed to harmonize the co...
 
 
 
 
Industry leaders discuss key influencers and developments in life sciences over the past year. Accenture’s annual SAP Leadership Council event occurred last week. Co-sponsored by Accenture and SAP, the event welcomed attendees from 10 of the top 20...
 
 
 
 
Digital transformers are shaking up the industry by implementing technology aimed at driving growth, deepening digital leadership and opening up space for future investments in transformative technologies. In just the last few years, “digital” has...
 
 
 
 
This year’s ProcureCon Healthcare Conference took place March 9-11 in Zurich – bringing together CPOs and procurement decision-makers from major pharma and medical device companies. For the 3rd time we hosted an exclusive peer-to-peer CPO breakfas...
 
 
 
 
There’s a growing divide between companies that view digital technology as a tool for improving existing business activities—digital followers—and those that see it as something much more profound—digital transformers. Differences between the two ...
 
 
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About the Authors
Anne O'Riordan
Anne O'Riordan is a Senior Managing Director responsible for Accenture's Global Life Sciences Practice. Worked throughout Europe, th...
 
Andrea Brueckner
Andrea Brueckner is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Life Sciences practice. She also leads the practice in Europe, Africa and Lat...
 
Doug Mowen
Doug Mowen is a Managing Director for Accenture’s Medical Technology Practice. With 25 years of experience and 15 years serving the ...
 
James_Crowley
James Crowley is a Managing Director and Life Sciences Lead within Accenture Strategy. In his current role he focuses on helping C-s...
 
Jeff Elton
Jeff Elton is a Managing Director of Accenture Life Sciences, with broad responsibilities for the strategy and partnerships f...
 
Kevin Julian
Kevin Julian is a Managing Director and Global Lead for Accenture's Life Sciences Accelerated R&D Services. Previously he was re...
 
Shawn Roman
Shawn Roman is a Managing Director in Accenture Life Sciences and leads the North America Commercial Services practice. Mr. Roman ha...
 
Tom Schwenger
Tom Schwenger is a Senior Managing Director and the Life Sciences North America Client Service Group Lead. In this role, Tom is resp...
 
 

 

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