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November 21, 2013

Tech-Savvy Seniors Seek Digital Tools to Manage Health, According to Accenture Survey

ARLINGTON, Va; Nov. 21, 2013 – With an estimated 3.5 million U.S. citizens a year expected to reach 65 years-old through 20231, there is more focus on the growing number of tech-savvy seniors (57 percent) who are seeking digital options for managing their health services remotely, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey. Although many seniors want access to healthcare technology, such as virtual physician consultations (42 percent) and self-serve tools (62 percent) like online appointment scheduling, research shows only a third of healthcare providers currently offer such capabilities. 
 
September 07, 2011

Accenture Completes Assessment for Texas Health Services Authority

AUSTIN, TX; September 07, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed an assessment and plan to support implementation and interoperability standards for a state-wide health information exchange (HIE) for the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA).
November 16, 2010

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Consumers Seek Medical Advice Via the Internet and Social Media, Accenture Study Finds

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Consumers Seek Medical Advice Via the Internet and Social Media, Accenture Study Finds
CHICAGO; Nov. 16, 2010 -- A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey shows that U.S. consumers seeking medical advice are turning to medical websites, social media sites, online communities and informational websites in far greater numbers than the web sites of pharmaceutical companies.  According to the survey, of the more than two thirds (68 percent) who go online for health information, slightly more than one in 10 (11 percent) regularly turn to a pharmaceutical company’s website to seek information about an illness or medical condition, compared to nine in 10 (92 percent) who look to other online resources more frequently.  
November 10, 2010

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Selects Accenture As a Prime Contractor For 10-Year Information Management Services Contract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Selects Accenture As a Prime Contractor For 10-Year Information Management Services Contract
ATLANTA; Nov. 10, 2010 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has selected Accenture as a prime contractor on its 10-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity CDC Information Management Services (CIMS) contract that will be used to acquire a full range of IT services and solutions that support CDC’s global public health initiatives.
September 02, 2010

Accenture, Stanford Hospital and Clinics Announce a Multi-Year Technology Initiative to Enhance Patient Care and Efficiency

Accenture, Stanford Hospital and Clinics Announce a Multi-Year Technology Initiative to Enhance Patient Care and Efficiency
PALO ALTO, Calif.; Sept. 2, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will work with Stanford Hospital & Clinics on a seven-year, connected health technology initiative to improve patient care and operational efficiency. The effort will continue to advance Stanford’s patient care platform, which connects the hospital and outpatient clinics to create a near-paperless electronic medical record.
August 12, 2010

Accenture finds Information Governance Framework Needed to Guide E-Health Investments and Strategy

Accenture finds Information Governance Framework Needed to Guide E-Health Investments and Strategy
RESTON, Va.; Aug. 12, 2010 – According to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), healthcare organizations planning large investments in e-health solutions face challenges in five interrelated disciplines of information governance – data privacy, confidentiality, security, quality and integrity.
March 02, 2010

Wave of U.S. Physicians Planning to Adopt Electronic Medical Records, Accenture Report Finds

Wave of U.S. Physicians Planning to Adopt Electronic Medical Records, Accenture Report Finds
RESTON, Va.; March 2, 2010 – Fifty-eight percent of U.S. physicians who don’t use electronic medical records (EMRs) intend to purchase an EMR system within the next two years, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 28, 2009

Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Health to Generate Unique Insights and Offer Breakthrough Health Industry Strategies and Solutions

Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Health to Generate Unique Insights and Offer Breakthrough Health Industry Strategies and Solutions
LONDON; Oct. 28, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the Accenture Innovation Center 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 center serves as the focal point for Accenture’s thought capital and proven assets for tackling the most pressing challenges facing the global health industry.