Cegedim Relationship Management and AHM announce Business Alliance to Provide Unique, End-to-End Disclosure Reporting Solution to Life Sciences Companies Worldwide
Joint Solution for HCP/HCO Transfer of Value Interaction Compliance is the Only One of Its Kind
Paris – August 5, 2014 – Cegedim Relationship Management and AHM today announced that they are collaborating to offer a unique disclosure reporting solution to Life Sciences companies worldwide. The Cegedim/AHM alliance will bring to market the only globally available, end-to-end healthcare professional (HCP) / healthcare organization (HCO) transfer of value interactions compliance and disclosure reporting solution.
Addressing the Need to Meet Increasing Transparency Requirements
Life Sciences companies worldwide are facing more and increasingly stringent compliance and disclosure reporting regulations; and are seeking efficient ways to meet regulatory requirements on a global, regional and local basis. The Cegedim/AHM joint solution will provide an unrivaled combination of technology, services and regulatory expertise to satisfy this need.
The seamless integration of Cegedim’s OneKey healthcare professionals database and Nucleus 360 customer master data management solution – with CentrisDirectTM, AHM’s centralized transfer of value interactions management system – facilitates accurate customer identification and proactive compliance, reducing or eliminating inefficient downstream data reconciliation. CentrisDirectTM offers intuitive usability and enables proactive compliance through a robust compliance rules engine and extensive business process management workflow. In addition, continuous data exchange with Cegedim’s market-leading AggregateSpend360 global disclosure and transparency reporting solution allows for early visibility and insight into reportable HCP/HCO transparency data.
“The business alliance and resultant joint solution offers up a unique value proposition that is currently unmatched by any provider,” explained Dario Ghoddousi, Senior Vice President of Global Transparency and Master Data Management Solutions for Cegedim Relationship Management. “Cegedim has long been known as the leading provider of innovative transparency solutions to the global Life Sciences market, and this partnership is testimony to our ongoing commitment to addressing increasing demands.”
The joint solution will be continuously and proactively updated with evolving regulations, reducing compliance violations due to new or changed laws, regulations, and industry codes. It will be particularly valuable to Life Sciences teams involved in the management of transfer-of-value interactions with healthcare professionals and organizations.
“We are excited to collaborate with Cegedim on this unique offering as the respective solutions brought by each company are truly complementary and jointly more powerful,” stated Susan Hill, Senior Vice President of Business Development of AHM. “Our common clients in the Life Sciences Industry will benefit immediately from a cost-effective integration of market leading solutions to solve their challenges around the compliance of their transfer of value interactions at a global level.”
About Cegedim Relationship Management:
Cegedim Relationship Management is the Life Sciences industry’s leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. Designed specifically for Life Sciences, the company’s innovative business solutions incorporate a thorough understanding of local, regional and worldwide trends. Cegedim Relationship Management enables approximately 200,000 users in many of the world’s most innovative companies to stay ahead of market challenges. In addition to CRM, Cegedim Relationship Management also provides marketing, data optimization and regulatory compliance solutions in more than 80 countries. Cegedim Relationship Management is part of the France-based Cegedim S.A. Group.
Advanced Health Media (AHM), headquartered in New Providence, NJ, is a global provider of technology and service solutions designed to manage compliant interactions with healthcare professionals and organizations for the life sciences industry. Our solutions are being used by top life science companies and by tens of thousands of industry sales representatives, commercial managers and healthcare professionals worldwide. For more information, please visit www.ahmdirect.com.
Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,000 people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of €902 million in 2013. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).