Accenture Bolsters Digital Healthcare Offering with Nautilus Consulting Acquisition

Global professional services firm Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced its acquisition of Nautilus Consulting, a top-tier digital healthcare consultancy in the U.K. that offers specialized Electronic Patient Record (EPR) solutions.

In a statement, Accenture said the strategic move will amplify its capabilities in digital transformation, implementation, and optimization across the healthcare sector, both in the U.K. and globally.

Integrating into Accenture’s Health Strategy & Consulting team in the U.K., Nautilus brings a wealth of expertise in both strategic and operational consulting services. Based in London, Nautilus boasts a seasoned team with diverse backgrounds from the NHS, private sector, and other technical, managerial, and commercial areas.

Their unique skill set plays a pivotal role in bridging the divide between clinical professionals and IT solution vendors. This synergistic approach enhances patient experiences, optimizes health outcomes, and drives cost-efficiency.

Ashish Goel, the Senior Managing Director at Accenture overseeing the Health industry practice in EMEA, commented on the acquisition:

Nautilus’s exemplary track record in EPR transformation projects enriches our capabilities. Their expertise aligns seamlessly with our mission to harness technology and data to revamp healthcare access, experience, and outcomes. This collaboration positions us as a preferred partner for healthcare transformation.

Simon Evans, Managing Director at Nautilus, reflected on the journey:

For over ten years, Nautilus has passionately supported healthcare providers to extract the utmost value from their digital undertakings. Given the current challenges in costs, resources, and rising demands, partnering with Accenture empowers us to create a larger impact on the healthcare landscape.

Of significance is Nautilus’s extensive experience with Oracle Health’s Millennium platform (formerly Cerner). This collaboration empowers Accenture to fortify its strategic alliance with Oracle Health, taking its ability to offer comprehensive digital transformation experiences to new heights.

While the specific terms of the deal remain undisclosed, it underscores Accenture’s commitment to fortifying its digital healthcare offering.

A frontrunner in global professional services, Accenture partners with major businesses, governments, and organizations to spearhead digital innovation, optimize operations, and amplify revenue growth.

With a vast talent pool of 732,000 individuals across 120 countries, Accenture is renowned for its technological prowess, robust industry insights, and unmatched delivery capabilities. Its broad spectrum of services spans Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X, and Accenture Song.

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