Experience and Expertise

PPI has specialized expertise in business process improvement. We use proven methodologies and best practices to assist clients to address challenges around operational efficiency and cost reductions, re-engineering outdated processes, and aligning IT with end-user needs. Our focused approach increases project effectiveness and ROI in both small-scale and enterprise-wide projects, producing practical solutions that are guaranteed to improve client operations.

PPI applies proven methodologies and a sound understanding of the industry, the marketplace, and the trends and pressures affecting our clients to provide the support you need to achieve your business goals.

Opportunities NOT just Findings

PPI does not "blow up" departments and produce findings reports. We efficiently engage the project team to produce optimal productivity opportunities to implement. This is done through an efficient and collaborative "Identify, Review, Vet and Evaluate" process used throughout the engagement.

We approach each engagement with the end goal at the forefront - identify productivity opportunities that you actually implement. Our Filtering Methodologies enable us to quickly identify critical, actionable productivity opportunities. Only the optimal improvements are selected by the client for implementation.

Projects PPI has supported in this industry have focused on areas such as:

  • Merger and acquisition activity
    • This activity drives the need for redesigning processes, org structure, metrics, etc.
  • Significant growth and/or new products
    • Growth opportunities drive the need for capacity assessments, maintaining service levels throughout growth phase, increasing efficiency to manage capacity, etc.
  • System implementation
    • IT change drives the need to analyze processes to automate new efficient processes, identify opportunities for standardization, develop business requirements, etc.

Providing the Support You Need

Projects are not "one size fits all" - we recognize that every organization and initiative has its own set of needs and priorities, and we provide the support you need in order to achieve your business goals.

  • PPI can support strategic initiative leadership with thought generation, facilitate whiteboarding sessions, etc.
  • We collaborate with you to find actionable paths to implement your objectives within your timeframe and make sure things work.
  • PPI works at ground level to translate project goals and strategies into detailed process changes and practical results, including:
    • Future State Process Narratives & Maps
    • Data & Business Requirements Documents
    • Business Rules
    • Risks/Controls
    • ROI Support
    • Capacity Models & Performance Management
    • Documentation & Training
  • PPI can provide extra hands and expertise for practical support
    • Hands-on work wherever it's needed
    • Mastery of the details
    • Facilitation and consensus-building
    • Industry perspective

Business Scope

PPI can assist pharmaceutical and medical equipment clients in many aspects of their business. Business areas covered by PPI projects include:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Business Development (M&A)
  • Internal Audit
  • Pricing and Reimbursement/Managed Care
  • Finance
  • HR/Payroll
  • Quality (non-manufacturing)
  • Distribution
  • Product Liability/Insurance
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Governance
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
  • Pharmacovigilance/Adverse Events/Safety
  • Legal


PPI's clients in the pharmaceuticals and medical equipment sector include:

  • Bayer
  • Eisai
  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • Schering-Plough
  • Terumo
  • Wyeth
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Operations & IT Assessment Operational gains result from process improvement and IT productivity. An Assessment measures how effectively your IT and business processes are at meeting both customer demands and your functional goals. Assessments also accompany IT implementation initiatives to more closely align business with enabling IT.
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Future State Build The complexity of the proposed changes and the nature of the organization are key factors in determining how implementation of operational improvements will actually be performed. To ensure that implementation is successful, PPI emphasizes a practical design, evaluation of enabling IT and integration of key performance metrics.
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