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.
 
 
The top supply chains in the world are found in retail, consumer products, high tech and the food and beverage industries. What does “great” look like for their supply chains? How do leading companies create competitive differentiation through their...
 
 
 
 
It’s no secret that the industry’s commercial focus has traditionally been on the physician. However, we are seeing a confluence of factors that are shifting that focus from customer centricity directed at HCP’s, to patient centricity where the fo...
 
 
 
 
Over the last two decades, we’ve seen the rise of an emerging middle class—nations of consumers with an average GNI per capita between $1,000 and $12,000 at local purchasing power parity. The five billion middle-income people in this group account f...
 
 
 
 
Picture this. A pharma company launches an iPad-enabled sales force, complemented by a public website and physician portal, giving access to educational materials and services, and—that’s where it ends. This scenario is all too often the norm in lif...
 
 
 
 
A little over a year ago, Accenture formed the Life Sciences Cloud Coalition, a governing body of the Accenture Life Sciences Cloud for R&D (ALSC) platform. ALSC speeds clinical development, helps improve patient outcomes and creates greater R&a...
 
 
 
 
Last week more than 400 clinical data standards industry professionals gathered at the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) International Interchange in Bethesda, Maryland. Distinguished speakers from the US Food and Drug Administr...
 
 
 
 
From Accenture Strategy for Life Sciences   Innovation, technology and collaboration—these were the keywords we heard frequently at the 2nd CEO Summit of BioNJ, attended by more than 250 industry professionals in Bridgewater, NJ on October 21, 201...
 
 
 
Published: Oct-24-14
 
The focus on patients and the connected healthcare ecosystem were the main themes in the four days of dedicated Health & Life Sciences breakouts at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference last week in San Francisco.  In a high octane week, head...
 
 
 
 
Last week, Accenture participated in AdvaMed 2014. The event is in its eighth year and is the premier venue for the MedTech industry, with more than 2,300 industry professionals in attendance representing nearly 900 companies and stakeholder group...
 
 
 
 
Growing pressures on healthcare systems around the world combined with increasing consumer expectations have ushered in a new era of digital disruption in today’s healthcare systems. In the United States alone, funding for digital healthcare is pr...
 
 
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About the Authors
Anne O'Riordan
Anne O'Riordan is Senior Managing Director responsible for Accenture's Global Life Sciences Practice. Worked throughout Europe, the ...
 
Jeffrey Russell
Jeffrey Russell is managing director of Accenture Life Sciences in North America. Russell has more than 20 years of experience worki...
 
Doug Mowen
Doug Mowen is managing director for Accenture’s Medical Technology Practice. With 25 years of experience and 15 years serving the Li...
 
Jeff Elton
Jeff Elton, managing director of Accenture Life Sciences, has broad responsibilities for the strategy and partnerships for ne...
 
Shawn Roman
Shawn Roman is a managing director in Accenture Life Sciences and leads the North America Commercial Services practice. Mr. Roman h...
 
Kevin Julian
Kevin Julian is a managing director and global lead for Accenture's Life Sciences Accelerated R&D Services. Previously he was re...
 
Andrea Brueckner
Andrea Brueckner is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Life Sciences practice. She also leads the practice in Europe, Africa and Lat...
 
 

 

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