March 17, 2017
Everest Group Names Accenture as Top Leader in the 2017 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year in Healthcare and Life Sciences
 
CHICAGO; Mar. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named by Everest Group as the top leader in the 2017 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year™ in healthcare and life sciences. The designation recognizes service providers who have demonstrated consistent leadership in the PEAK Matrix™ reports issued by Everest Group in the previous year.
 
The Everest Group report – 2017 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year™ – recognized Accenture’s health and life sciences industry groups as a top leader using factors like revenue growth, deals won or renewed, margins generated as well as service capabilities, with emphasis on innovation including how well service strategies align with the enterprise’s evolving IT demand.
 
Anne O’Riordan, senior managing director of Accenture’s global life sciences business, said, “Our Life Sciences group is making a significant rotation to high-growth areas—especially digital, cloud and security—enabled by new and innovative technologies. This rotation is bringing exciting new solutions to our clients across Accenture’s five businesses--strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations—to help them deliver better outcomes for patients and the healthcare system. This is an incredibly exciting time for technology in healthcare, where it is a true catalyst for profound industry change and improving lives.”
 
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., senior managing director and head of Accenture’s healthcare practice, said, “By continuing to invest in innovation and market growth, our healthcare services are leading the market, positioned ahead of our competitors. This recognizes our ability to enable the healthcare system with technology and analytics to increase productivity, improve patient experience and enhance business outcomes.”
 
“The Everest Group PEAK Matrix evaluations are a valuable resource for IT service buyers to evaluate, compare and contract key service providers,” said Abhishek Singh, vice president, Healthcare & Life Sciences – IT Research for Everest Group. “Accenture’s Health and Life Sciences groups exhibit consistent leadership and top performance across the many different categories we evaluate.”
 
Read more about the Everest Group’s 2017 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year™ Awards here.
 
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
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