Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that it has acquired Patient Connect, a provider of patient engagement solutions that enable the measurement of clinical and commercial outcomes and inform the advancement of healthcare.
Patient Connect patient engagement solutions improve patient outcomes by delivering clinical messaging to physicians and pharmacists at the point of patient contact. Clinical messaging is delivered in physician and pharmacist workflows, to help guide patients to better understand their treatment and disease and empower them to make informed healthcare decisions. Patient Connect has a global reach of 834,000 physicians, 600,000 pharmacists and 1,000,000,000 patients, by point of contact.
From drug discovery, clinical development and portfolio strategy through commercial planning, market access and customer engagement, Clarivate offers a wide variety of solutions providing end-to-end research intelligence to life science organizations. Clarivate real world data (RWD) products paired with Patient Connect insights will provide life science companies with global patient journey information. The acquisition addresses the increasing need for global personalized data that helps life science companies understand patient populations, supports compliant patient journey analyses and brings life-saving treatments to market.
Mukhtar Ahmed, President, Science Group, Clarivate: “By combining patient journey data, therapeutic area expertise, artificial intelligence and analytics in ways that unlock hidden insights, enable informed decision-making and accelerate innovation, Clarivate empowers life science organizations to make more confident decisions along the entire drug lifecycle. The combination of Patient Connect global patient-level data with the Clarivate customer engagement suite of life science intelligence solutions will fill a critical need for RWD coverage in Europe, the United States, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.”
Zoe Baker, Founder and Co-CEO, Patient Connect: “This acquisition serves to provide life science firms with insights to inform the advancement of healthcare through integrated patient journey insights, leveraging Clarivate solutions paired with analytics from Patient Connect. The integration of Patient Connect products with Clarivate assets will further facilitate patient engagement, drive behavioral change and empower healthcare professionals to optimize care.”
Following the successful acquisition and integration of Decision Resources Group (DRG) in 2020, and Bioinfogate earlier this year, Clarivate continues to invest in high-value, real world data, information and deep subject matter and technical expertise. Clarivate will continue to create exceptional value for customers through expanded global offerings focused on integrating patient journey insights found in Clarivate customer engagement solutions with data and analytics from Patient Connect. The acquisition will enable mission-critical information and insights to be delivered to life science organizations, inform the commercialization of life-changing therapies and support life science companies in improving patient outcomes.