HELIO HEALTH GROUP
Helio Health Group spe- cializes in providing consulting and data science services to clients within the life sciences industry.
The firm works with clients
across all stages of development from established global
pharmaceutical companies to
new, burgeoning gene therapy companies. “Helio’s experts
assist compliance, commercial,
medical, and patient services
teams with our deep industry
consulting experience coupled
with unique small data engineering techniques,” says Manny Tzavlakis, Managing Partner
of Helio Health Group. "At Helio Health Group, our mission
is to use strategy, operational
excellence, and data science to
'shed light' or provide insights
to life science companies in order to optimize their activities.
Our professionals have worked
at top tier consulting firms and
software companies. We leverage our consultants' diverse
set of disciplines and career
paths to address our clients’
needs." Consulting caught up
with Tzavlakis to discuss the
firm’s financial performance,
outlook, opportunities and No.
Consulting: What were the main
factors that contributed to your
firm’s exceptional growth?
Tzavlakis: We have a niche in Life
Sciences advisory services concentrating in compliance, commercial,
medical, and patient services operations. Helio brings new ideas as
subject matter experts in this space
through analytical capabilities focused on small data engineering
which has allowed us to grow at a
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Tzavlakis: 2019 has already been
a record year and we plan to grow
over 50% again YOY. In late 2018
we launched a technology solution
in compliance analytics & monitoring named HelioCORE that has
helped provide growth this year
and will be a driver of revenue
for years to come. We recently revamped HelioCORE based on client and industry feedback and will
be launching new functionality in
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook—and
opportunities— for 2020?
Tzavlakis: Our outlook for 2020
looks very strong—a number of
consulting projects are already
booked around specialized report-
ing for Open Payments which re-
quires life sciences manufacturers
to track any payments to health-
care professionals (HCPs). We also
see opportunities in automating a
number of compliance functions
helping clients become more da-
ta-driven in this space. With our
analytical solution HelioCORE,
we want to make compliance teams
more proactive and less reactive.
Consulting: What would you say
are your firm’s biggest challenges
Tzavlakis: Biggest challenge for
us is recruiting —we have built
what we feel is a dynamic culture
and want to make sure all hires are
able to fit this mold.
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s Fastest
Growing Firms mean to your firm,
employees and clients?
Tzavlakis: Being named one of
Consulting's Fastest Growing
Firms is an absolute honor for us
and we could not do it without our
outstanding team who work closely with our amazing clients.
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