Biopharmaceutical research firm Quintiles’ acquisition of consulting firm Encore Health Resources is all about better collecting and understanding of clinical data to assess the safety and efficacy of drugs and measure clinical outcomes.

Quintiles, which operates clinical research trials and also offers market research services, expects in the second quarter to close the purchase of Encore, which offers a range of health information technology advisory services but specializes in electronic health records implementation and optimization. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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