IQVIA, formerly Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc.,[2] is an American multinational company serving the combined industries of health information technologies and clinical research. It is a provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, focused primarily on Phase I-IV clinical trials and associated laboratory and analytical services, including consulting services. They have a network of more than 50,000 employees in approximately 100 countries.[2] As of 2017, IQVIA was reported to be one of the world’s largest contract research organizations.[3]