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Cloud for pharmaceutical and life sciences companies

Accelerate innovation and improve patient outcomes with Cloud

Life sciences companies are innovating faster than ever before. Companies are pushing through current boundaries to innovate faster and leverage the power of cloud to automate manual, repetitive tasks, run experiments faster through simulation, and generate data driven decisions in minutes.

No longer are these companies worrying about technology issues of the past: application availability, long timelines to implement or enhance technology capabilities, slow response times when using technology. Rather, they are spending their energy solving their current challenges: pricing pressures, rising consumer expectations, eroding trust, competitive differentiation, and internal cultural changes.

We work with organizations across the industry value chain — from big pharma to medtech and biotech to genomics — to innovate, thrive and grow in the cloud.

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of pharma executives think that patient self-management will increase over the next 10 years with pharma companies’ patient engagement services.

Source: PwC Health Research Institute Analysis

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of pharma executives have already made changes or have a plan in place to invest in cloud services to support their digital transformation efforts.

Source: PwC Digital IQ 2020

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of health services and pharma leaders shared that improving the patient experience was their priority focus for investing in cloud technology.

Source: PwC US Cloud Business Survey, 2021

Realizing business value through cloud transformation. What business outcomes are you looking to achieve?

Biopharma and medical products supply chains are facing unprecedented challenges today. We help our pharma and medical device companies design and implement a more modern, resilient, interconnected supply chain using cloud technology.

Implement a resilient supply chain

Use data to get more personal with your consumers and patients, leverage data-driven insights, and quickly tap into new technology like AI and machine learning so you can become the intelligent health organization of the future. Use next-generation cloud tech to produce and deliver new, more effective, personalized treatments while adapting to new ways of working and finding new ways to connect with your patients via automation.

Reimagining the patient experience

Reduce time to market and accelerate trial execution through intelligent client trial design. We help our clients resolve inefficient and ineffective clinical trial functions by integrating clinical and real work insights. Using cloud-native tech, we create solutions to fix disparate and fractured R&D operations and processes, so you can focus more on driving patient outcomes than troubleshooting trial operations.

Powering intelligent trial design with AI

Prepare your organization for tomorrow and be ready for the unexpected. We help our clients in pharma and life sciences digitize and automate the inner workings of their organization - ranging from finance to human resources and beyond — so they can continue to deliver on their strategy, meet customer demands and capture new growth opportunities.

Cloud operating model and workforce

Bring the IT part of your organization up to speed to embrace all things “cloud-first” so they can be a better partner of the business. Combining our deep health industry and regulatory knowledge with our robust cloud engineering capabilities, we can help you upskill your existing team or elevate your cloud efforts with speed and scale.

How to adopt a cloud-first operating model

What if you could turn the complexity of bringing new medicines to market into opportunity? Say hello to Intelligent Clinical Trial Design.

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Explore our suite of enterprise Cloud Transformation solutions

How can a cloud first strategy help pharmaceutical companies? Connect the business why with the technology how to accelerate business outcomes.

Strategy and transformation

Reimagine how your business moves to the cloud using a blueprint to transform your people and organizations to work in a cloud-first model.

  • Cloud adoption
  • Cloud transformation strategy
  • Cloud cost optimization
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Cloud modernization and migration

De-risk and streamline moving your business to the cloud whether that involves migrating critical workloads or modernizing applications to achieve the business outcomes you’re after.

  • Cloud migration
  • Application modernization
  • Harness the power of cloud-native containers, serverless and microservices
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Cloud-Powered innovation

Leverage cloud-native services to solve your most complex business problems and turn an innovative idea into something tangible. Harness the power of cloud-native using containers, serverless and microservices.

  • Cloud native application development
  • Cloud application architecture
  • User experience optimization with BXT Works
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Cloud compliance and security

Deliver confidence in the cloud through compliance, cybersecurity and resiliency.

  • Cloud security strategy
  • Cloud compliance
  • Cloud governance
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Cloud operating model and workforce

Elevate your organizational capabilities to thrive in the cloud.

  • Develop a strong cloud operating model and blueprint for accelerated change
  • Enable a cloud-based business model across culture, roles, process and technology
  • Accelerate your organization's upskilling journey
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Cloud managed services

Jumpstart your cloud journey with business process and technology managed services.

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Industry cloud

Accelerate business outcomes with pre-built, fit-for purpose solutions.

Cloud for insurance organizations

Cloud for financial services

Cloud for health services

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Why PwC?

We start with the business outcome you’re after - or the challenge you’re facing - and holistically develop a solution, powered by cloud to get you there faster.

Deep functional knowledge in pharma and life sciences

We pair deep functional knowledge of Pharma and Life Sciences with robust technical capabilities to deliver. We were one the first to deploy a production ready, cloud-native automation solution for pharma, solidifying our joint functional and technical abilities.

Business outcome focused, cloud technology powered

We start with the business outcome you’re after - or the challenge you’re facing - and holistically develop a solution, powered by cloud to get you there faster.

Dedicated security and compliance capabilities

As one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world, keeping pace with changing regulations and security best practices is critical to success. Our dedicated Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics practice, with more than 2,900 practitioners in this area, has a long history of helping healthcare organizations strategically assess, design, deploy and improve their cybersecurity programs.

PwC’s strategic cloud alliances

We streamline access to the industry’s leading cloud service providers (CSP’s).
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Together, PwC and AWS design, build and deliver holistic pharma solutions in the cloud. Using HIPAA-compliant, cloud-native services powered by AWS, you can innovate and scale on demand. 

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Microsoft Azure

PwC and Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare can help you compete in an evolving health market while reducing risk and saving time through automation 一 allowing you to focus on delivering quality care.

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Google Cloud Platform

As a Google Cloud partner, PwC is teaming with GCP around the world to help our clients transform their businesses with the power of Google.

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Tech-powered products for pharmaceuticals and life sciences

Our community of solvers delivers human-led, tech-powered products made for your specific needs. Tap into the power of PwC products, accelerators and assets to lead the next phase of your organization’s evolution.

DoubleJump

Securely integrate data from clinical and real-world sources to facilitate cooperation among researchers and care providers to improve consumer health.

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Future Cast

Gain greater insights into the mind and body, predict behavior, create richer interactions, and support the health of individuals and, at scale, entire populations.

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Terrain Insights

The PwC Terrain Insights platform uses automation, analytics and visualization to deliver an always-current view of critical business services and the underlying IT assets required to deliver them.

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Matthew Rich

Matthew Rich

Principal, PwC US

Glenn Hunzinger

Glenn Hunzinger

Partner, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Consulting Solutions Leader, PwC US

Cenk Ozdemir

Cenk Ozdemir

Cloud & Digital Leader, PwC US

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