November 16, 2016

Accenture Again Named to ‘Winner’s Circle’ by HfS Research for Excellence in Population Health and Care Management

CHICAGO; Nov. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has once again been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ of HfS Research’s Population Health and Care Management Business Process Services Blueprint Report. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture ranked as the overall leader in execution, with strong delivery, client relationships and scale and breadth of services.

“Accenture is a sophisticated and innovative thought leader with a wealth of knowledge and experience looking to change the game in healthcare operations,” said Barbra Sheridan McGann


managing director with HfS Research. “The company demonstrates excellence in deploying the technologies and talent that drive business outcomes through outsourcing, and thoroughly deserves its place in the 2016 ‘Winner’s Circle.’”

The report, which assessed 10 service providers, noted that companies in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ exhibit highest overall performance in ‘As-a-service’ execution and innovation, are in collaborative engagements with clients, and are making investments in future capabilities in talent and technology to continue to increase value. These providers are also incorporating analytics and/or BPaaS to deliver ‘insight driven services.’

Additional Accenture strengths that HfS highlighted in the report include:

"We are once again honored to have been recognized as a leader in the realm of healthcare business process services," said Theresa Gaffney R.N., managing director of health BPO for Accenture Operations. “The recognition reflects our focus on delivering better business outcomes for our clients by investing in new technology and talent across intelligent automation, artificial intelligence, digital capabilities and analytics.”

The HfS Research Blueprint Report for Population Health and Care Management services can be accessed here.

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Jenn Francis
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