Accenture joins Partnership on AI

Friday, October 20, 2017

Accenture has joined the Partnership on AI, an alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and develop best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Accenture joins other prominent industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society. Accenture will actively contribute its own insights, research and capabilities in areas including Responsible AI, and will dedicate people and resources to collaborate with Partnership on AI members to help address important global challenges such as food, diversity, inclusion, health, education and economic opportunity.

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Eliminating the swivel chair clinical investigator

Sunday, January 15, 2017

There is a heavy burden on investi­gators and research nurses when executing clinical trials and clinical care. In addition to the normal com­plexities of patient recruitment and care, investigative sites are stuck in the middle of multiple data entry systems. They move back and forth between electronic data capture (EDC) and electronic medical record (EMR) ap­plications to make sure information is recorded accurately and in the right place—a situation commonly known as “swivel chair interoperability.”

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Three Questions: Tom Pike, Quintiles

Monday, February 22, 2016

CWWeekly presents this feature as a way to put the spotlight on issues faced by executives in the clinical trial space. Writer Karyn Korieth spoke with Tom Pike, chief executive officer of Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceuti­cal services company.

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Accenture, Oracle expand Life Sciences Cloud for R&D

Friday, April 24, 2015

Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has expanded the Accenture Life Sciences Cloud for R&D, powered by Oracle, with the addition of enhanced clinical data management capabilities. This enables life sciences companies to generate high-quality, reliable and statistically sound data from clinical trials to reduce the time, effort and cost needed to take drugs from development to market.

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Accenture launches Cloud for R&D, forms Cloud Coalition

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Accenture, an Ireland-based global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has launched Accenture Life Sciences Cloud for R&D, which speeds clinical development, helps improve patient outcomes and creates greater R&D efficiency through a new single analytics platform that brings together multiple internal and external data sources across clinical, safety, regulatory and operational functions.

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Report: Patients expect sponsors to help them manage their health

Friday, March 21, 2014

Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has released a survey of 2,000 patients in the U.S. taking long-term, short-term or lifestyle medications, which found that the vast majority (76%) believe pharmaceutical companies should provide services that complement the products they provide. 

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