Fuente: www.consultant-news.com Fecha: 04.11.2009
Accenture launches innovation centre for health industry strategies
Accenture has launched the Accenture Innovation Centre for Health in response to the growing global demand for insights into and strategies to confront the top health issues and challenges affecting citizens worldwide. The centre serves as the focal point for Accenture`s thought capital and proven assets for tackling the most pressing challenges facing the global health industry.
Through the centre Accenture will address critical dimensions of improving the performance of healthcare systems, including the impact of healthcare reform in multiple countries, health information exchanges, electronic medical records, using data to drive clinical transformation and integrated health management, and other payer and provider issues and solutions, including ICD-10 compliance.
"In addition to offering high-impact solutions to our clients, we want to help them both understand the market forces driving the need for reform and develop and implement long-term strategies for delivering quality care and services in the most cost-effective ways," said Russ Nash, managing director of Accenture`s global health industry practice. "The centre will provide research, analysis and actionable solutions to the many segments that comprise the healthcare market."
By producing comprehensive, fact-based research reports, organizing client workshops, and facilitating industry forums, the centre will identify and develop innovative ideas and solutions to help clients achieve high performance in the healthcare industry.
Based in London and Chicago, the Accenture Innovation Centre for Health is part of the Accenture Institute for Health & Public Service Value. The Institute is dedicated to promoting high performance in the healthcare sector and in public-service delivery, policy-making and governance. Through research and development initiatives, the Institute aims to help healthcare and public-service organizations deliver better social, economic and health outcomes for the people they serve.