Founded in 1984, SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare reference information. Acquired by IMS Health in April 2015 and then merged with Quintiles in October 2016, both SK&A and Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS) have joined together to create powerful data solutions under the industry-recognized SK&A brand. The all-new SK&A features the most comprehensive and accurate healthcare provider and organization databases available, compliance services for the life sciences industry, data services, extensive market research, and a wide range of pharmacy solutions. SK&A data and solutions support many leading U.S. institutions in their sales, marketing, compliance, research, healthcare IT, publishing and continuing medical education initiatives.
Sales & Marketing
With over 30 years of healthcare-specific industry experience, SK&A’s unique focus on healthcare is proven by the accuracy of our data. Updated continuously from hundreds of sources, including phone verification, government databases and health websites, SK&A has the most accurate and up-to-date HCP and HCO data in the industry, as well as the ability to map the entire healthcare ecosystem. Industry leaders use SK&A data to reach high-potential targets across the healthcare supply chain and increase leads, sales productivity and revenue through highly targeted multi-channel marketing campaigns.
Life Sciences Compliance
Constantly changing regulations and increased transparency means real-time access to healthcare provider contact and credentialing information is absolutely critical for life sciences businesses. SK&A provides real-time access to essential data elements for Open Payments and aggregate spend reporting, as well as state license verification for sampling eligibility, integrated with Concur or other customer systems.
Pharmacies need streamlined, accurate, flexible solutions to manage multiple pressures in the healthcare landscape, including increases in patients served, the rising elderly population, and changing regulations aimed at improving patient care. SK&A’s integrated pharmacy solutions fit the needs and budgets of pharmacies big and small, and are supported by dedicated pharmacy-specific client service, technical and product development teams.