Nov. 21, 2011—The professional services firm PwC is pleased to announce the addition of expanded service capabilities in its Healthcare and Technology practices with the acquisition of JRS Partners.
JRS Partners brings together the knowledge and capabilities of recognized experts in the field of eHealth solutions and enterprise architecture. The company of dedicated consultants, together with its established base of independent contractors, is based in Montreal and Toronto, providing specialized eHealth consulting services for clients. JRS and PwC have partnered on a number of past and current eHealth engagements.
“The two founding partners of JRS, Robert Caron and José Mussi, along with their JRS team members, are a welcome addition to our technology consulting team at PwC, as we continue our growth and delivery in serving healthcare clients across Canada,” says Barbara Pitts, PwC’s national healthcare leader. “We are very familiar with the company from our previous collaborations on client projects and look forward to the depth of expertise that JRS team brings.”
“We’re very happy to be joining the PwC team and look forward to serving our existing clients with the same level of care and dedication. With PwC’s expanded capabilities we’re able to bring together a broader service offering to the healthcare sector with new opportunities for our people,” says Robert Caron.
Healthcare organizations can benefit from PwC's unique insight and strategies to help address current issues in the sector. Its comprehensive experience combined with a global network of healthcare professionals provide clients with a variety of services, among them: Health System Transformation; Integrated Service Delivery; Model Design; Financial Recovery and Effectiveness; Shared Back-Office Services; Quality and Safety Standardization; Strategic Resource Deployment; Incentive Realignment; Innovation; and Infrastructure and Service Delivery. PwC also provides tailored solutions to a variety of clients, including private—and public sector—pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, research organizations, healthcare providers and government.
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