January 26, 2015Pittsburgh Hospitals Reduce Emergency Department Visits using Patient Navigators
PITTSBURGH; Jan. 26, 2015 – Three hospitals in western Pennsylvania had a 43 percent reduction in excessive emergency department visits by using patient navigators – low-cost, trained members of the community who connect patients with essential care services – as part of a one-year pilot study conducted by Accenture and the Highmark Foundation.
January 26, 2015Accenture Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules for Duck Creek Policy Software
NEW YORK; Jan 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules, North America” for its Duck Creek Policy software1. The report focuses on North American vendors that have demonstrated an ability to scale their solutions by supporting the business needs of Tier 1-3 multiline insurers.
January 26, 2015Accenture and Broadridge Receive Global Custodian’s Annual Award for Excellence for Accenture Post-Trade Processing Solution
LONDON and PARIS; Jan. 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) have been recognized jointly as the industry leaders in the “Consulting Business Process Outsourcing” category by Global Custodian’s Awards for Excellence. The companies received the award for their joint Accenture Post-Trade Processing solution, which is designed to help investment banks of different sizes reduce post-trade processing costs, adapt to new regulations, and improve performance through enhanced capabilities, such as real-time reporting of settled trading positions and improved client servicing.
January 23, 2015Accenture Unveils Analysis Team for 2015 RBS 6 Nations Including Elite Rugby Expert Nick Mallett
LONDON, UK; Jan. 23, 2015 – Accenture, the Official Technology Partner of the RBS 6 Nations, is launching an analysis team to provide fans with data analytics insights on the upcoming 2015 tournament that will help them to experience the true stories behind what happens on the pitch. Nick Mallett, former head coach for Italy and South Africa national rugby union teams, will be joining the team for the duration of the Championship to offer his world-renowned rugby insight and complement the team’s data analysis expertise, helping fans to see beyond raw match data.
January 22, 2015Accenture Study Identifies Top Five Healthcare Investment Priorities for States in the U.S.
ARLINGTON, VA; Jan. 22, 2015 – The State Health Innovation Plans developed by 25 states –with federal government support – reveal a variety of emerging approaches to healthcare reform that will likely take root and grow more broadly around the United States, according to a new report by Accenture.