IMS Health has acquired Pygargus, an industry-leading life sciences advisory and analytics firm based in Sweden, to further advance its technology-enabled Real-World Evidence solutions and global RWE footprint. The acquisition brings together IMS Health’s market-leading RWE capabilities with Pygargus’s proprietary technology for extracting and integrating patient-anonymous information from sources that include electronic medical records, health registries and claims databases. The combination extends IMS Health’s suite of global RWE solutions empowering healthcare stakeholders to efficiently link and analyze complex data sets for a complete picture of the patient experience.

About:  Pygargus is a leading independent Scandinavian life science advisory and analytics firm based in Stockholm, Sweden, specializes in real-world outcomes research, offering expertise in electronic medical records, registry data handling, data integration and scientific project management.