C3i Healthcare Connections Positioned in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing Services, North America

Company recognized in report for third consecutive year

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--()--C3i Healthcare Connections, a division of Telerx and an industry-leading business process outsourcer specializing in the multi-channel engagement of patients, healthcare professionals and enterprise personnel, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing (EUO) Services, North America. 1 Source: Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing Services, North America, David Edward Ackerman, Daniel Barros, Helen Huntley, 19 August 2015.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant offers visual snapshots of a market’s direction, maturity and participants and evaluates companies on completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to the Gartner report, “New solutions in the North American EUO service market are fueling client interest in the use of service providers to manage their service desk/help desk, desktop and mobility needs.”

“The life sciences industry is facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities to further improve healthcare outcomes,” said Mike Brannan, Telerx’s chief innovation officer. “From business process expertise to multi-channel engagement solutions, we are committed to delivering a customer-centric approach that gives our clients a unique advantage in this ever-changing healthcare climate to not only improve their process, but also positively impact the outcomes.”

C3i Healthcare Connections has more than 30 years of experience delivering innovative multi-channel solutions to the global life sciences industry across 100 countries, including:

  • Commercial Services: Patient support and adherence and sales & marketing support to enhance patient engagement
  • Digital Services: Digital health tools, such as remote patient monitoring and social media monitoring and engagement
  • Enterprise Services: Information technology for remote and office-based professionals
  • Medical Services: End-to-end solution for all product safety, medical information and regulatory compliance needs

For more information about C3i Healthcare Connections and its global, multi-channel engagement solutions, visit C3iHC.com.

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About C3i Healthcare Connections

C3i Healthcare Connections, a division of Telerx, is an industry-leading business process outsourcer specializing in the multi-channel engagement of patients, healthcare professionals and enterprise personnel via a network of global contact centers. For more information, visit C3iHC.com or connect via FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Google+.

About Merck

Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Forward-Looking Statement of Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA

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Risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general industry conditions and competition; general economic factors, including interest rate and currency exchange rate fluctuations; the impact of pharmaceutical industry regulation and healthcare legislation in the United States and internationally; global trends toward healthcare cost containment; technological advances, new products and patents attained by competitors; challenges inherent in new product development, including obtaining regulatory approval; the company’s ability to accurately predict future market conditions; manufacturing difficulties or delays; financial instability of international economies and sovereign risk; dependence on the effectiveness of the company’s patents and other protections for innovative products; and the exposure to litigation, including patent litigation, and/or regulatory actions.

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Contacts

For C3i Healthcare Connections, a division of Telerx
Leanne Scott Brown
610-455-2742
lbrown@vaultcommunications.com

Release Summary

C3i Healthcare Connections positioned in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for end-user outsourcing services, North America

Contacts

For C3i Healthcare Connections, a division of Telerx
Leanne Scott Brown
610-455-2742
lbrown@vaultcommunications.com