Astellas Launches Dedicated Big Data Function

Astellas Pharma Inc. has launched the Real World Informatics and Analytics (RWI) function, effective July 1, 2015. The RWI function is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois with employees located in all regions. Nathan R. Crisel, formerly director, corporate strategy and planning and SIM, Astellas US LLC, will lead the new function and report directly to chief strategy officer, Kenji Yasukawa.

The mission of the RWI function is to better serve patients by maximizing the application, efficiency, and effectiveness of real-world informatics and analytics in Astellas through dedicated internal resources. This will be a collaborative effort, leveraging internal and external resources to support business objectives and strategies while at the same time accounting for the diverse business, legal, privacy, regulatory and safety requirements on a global basis.

Source: Astellas Pharma

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