Quintiles acquires Encore Health Resources
DATE: 2015-01-05

Global clinical research organization, Quintiles has acquired Encore Health Resources, a health-information analytics and technology consulting service company focused on healthcare providers.

"We are extremely pleased to have completed the acquisition of Encore," said Mr Scott Evangelista, president, integrated commercial services and solutions at Quintiles. "The addition of Encore greatly enhances our electronic health records expertise, an area that continues to grow in importance as payers, providers and biopharmaceutical customers increase their focus on real-world evidence. We are excited about working together with the Encore team and leveraging the expertise each organization possesses to help our customers improve their probability of success," he added.

Encore is branded as Encore, a Quintiles Company, post-acquisition and will operate as part of Quintiles' integrated healthcare services segment.