Real World Evidence Meets Big Data: Implications for Patient-Centric Analytics

Andrew Kress (IMS Health)
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Keynote by Andrew Kress, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Value Solutions for IMS Health.

This keynote is sponsored by IMS Health

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Andrew Kress

IMS Health

Andrew Kress is senior vice president, Healthcare Value Solutions for IMS Health. In this role, he leads IMS initiatives that connect healthcare stakeholders through real-world evidence to demonstrate the value of medicines, enhance quality and drive improved outcomes. Andrew is responsible for a portfolio of growth platforms, including IMS’s Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Clinical Trial Optimization Services, Government Solutions and, Payer and Provider Solutions businesses.

Andrew joined IMS in 2011 with the acquisition of SDI Health, a leading U.S.-based healthcare market insights and analytics firm, where he served as president and CEO since 2006. In this role, Andrew led the company’s expansion from primary market research into the longitudinal patient-level data space, guided product development activities and advanced relationships with key data suppliers.

Prior to this appointment, he held roles of increasing responsibility with SDI, including president from 1998 to 2006 and, from 1992 to 1998, vice president responsible for sales to pharmaceutical and consumer products clients in the U.S. and other markets. He joined the organization in 1991.

Andrew holds a B.A. degree from Yale University.


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