Zephyr Health Named a 'Cool Vendor' in Life Sciences, 2015 by Gartner, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zephyr Health, the leading Data Intelligence solution for Life Science companies, has been recognized as one of Gartner, Inc.'s Cool Vendors in Life Science in their 2015 report, authored by analysts Stephen Davies and Michael Shanler.

Every year, Gartner identifies five new Cool Vendors in Life Science that provide innovative and forward-thinking solutions within the industry. The report is published by research analysts highlighting vendors that focuses on "two diverse but critical needs: analytics and process cycle time optimization" and those that deliver "improved analytics across ever-growing and ever-diversifying datasets." Zephyr Health helps pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies get their treatments to the people who need them most thanks to its unique data intelligence solutions that harness and curate big data from disparate sources.

"We believe our inclusion in Gartner's Cool Vendor report recognizes Zephyr Health as an emerging leader in the data analytics marketplace for Life Science companies," said Sven Junkergård, CTO at Zephyr Health. "With the pressure of getting their therapies to market faster, clinical, commercial and medical affairs teams from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic companies who are involved in a launch need an out-of-the-box solution that enables all teams to deliver a more efficient product with analysis and key insights that align with their strategies."

Zephyr Health has developed a big data analytics solution for life science companies using easy to use graph database technology. Zephyr Health's solutions bring together disparate data sources (public datasets and various public healthcare data) and advanced analytics to filter, aggregate, organize and visualize meaningful insights -- on demand. The company's solutions include global data for every major disease and treatment area, the ability to integrate an organization's internal data for additional context, and user-friendly applications for a full stack solution.

This Cool Vendors Gartner research report focuses on maximizing revenue, improving research efforts, building deep customer relationships through advanced analytics, and optimizing clinical cycle times by improving study startup and clinical writing.

About Zephyr Health

Founded in 2011 by William King, Zephyr Health has created the only Data Intelligence solution built specifically for pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics and medical device companies. Our all-in-one solution connects and organizes multiple data sources -- private and public -- into visual applications for real-world business outcomes so that our customers can better connect their therapies to the people who need them the most. Zephyr Health is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, UK and Pune, India. Zephyr Health is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Icon Ventures. For more information, please visit: www.zephyrhealth.com.

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