PwC (China) and Luca Healthcare announce a strategic partnership to accelerate collaboration to build digital health solutions for life sciences companies

17 Feb, 2023

Shanghai, February 17, 2023 – Strategy&, the strategy consulting team at PwC and Luca Healthcare (“Luca”), a leader in developing clinically validated digital health solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate collaboration to build digital health solutions for life sciences companies.

Dr. Echo Chen, CEO of Luca Healthcare, and Mr. William Zhang, partner at Strategy& and head of China healthcare and life sciences for PwC’s strategy consulting group, together attended the signing ceremony of the strategic partnership. The collaboration will integrate each company’s core offerings and leverage each other’s resources to empower life sciences companies with innovative digital health solutions that let patients take greater control of their health.

“Digital health solutions centered around digital biomarkers and AI can help predict, prevent, diagnose and treat diseases in a much more accessible way and deliver better clinical outcome for patients. This strategic partnership will help potential life sciences companies from formulating digital health strategies to creating innovative AI-powered digital health solutions to regulatory affairs and market access. Combining PwC’s advantages in client resources, industry insights, and Luca Healthcare’s medical and AI expertise, the two companies can cover a wide spectrum of digital health strategies and solutions,” said Dr. Chen.

“Digital health tools will drastically improve health quality over the coming year by helping to bridge care gaps, expand access, enable more personalized treatment, and eliminate geographic barriers,” said Mr. Zhang. “AI and new generations of technology and models will transform the healthcare industry. Regulatory agencies at home and abroad, capital markets, and many pharmaceutical and device giants are planning and exploring, but they have also encountered a series of challenges in the implementation of this new path. We hope to join with Luca to help all participants in the industry and create a new ecosystem for digital health with industry-leading technologies and business consulting capabilities.”

The partnership between PwC and Luca Healthcare represents a significant step in advancing the digital healthcare industry in China and beyond. With PwC’s global experience and expertise and Luca Healthcare’s innovative solutions, the two companies are well-positioned to create new and exciting opportunities for patients and healthcare providers alike.

About Luca Healthcare

Luca Healthcare is a leader in using AI algorithms and machine learning to develop predictive healthcare solutions. We build innovative software solutions that analyze behavioral and physiological characteristics associated with diseases across a wide range of therapeutic areas. The company’s digital solutions improve patient outcomes through disease diagnosis and identifying shifts in disease progression or exacerbations that require proactive interventions. Backed by scientific evidence and clinical validation, our platform delivers significant value to patients, providers and life sciences companies.

About PwC

With offices in 152 countries and almost 328,000 people, PwC is a leading professional services network globally. The company helps organizations and individuals create value by delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.