Bangalore, India - October 24, 2011:
Wipro Infotech, the India, Middle East and Africa, IT Business unit of Wipro Ltd and a leading provider of IT and business transformation services announced today the launch of a new version of its Hospital Information Management System (HIMS) with enhanced business functionalities.
The new version of the HIMS has been developed by Healthcare IT services division of Wipro and specially designed to cater to the future needs of large healthcare providers, Hospital chains, Government hospitals, clinics, and diagnostic centers in India, the Middle East and Africa.
The comprehensive solution automates the clinical, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), administrative and inventory functions, thereby enabling increased operational effectiveness, reduction in costs & medical errors, while raising the quality of patient care.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Sairaman Jagannathan, Vice President, Business Solutions said, “With the growth of specialty healthcare and focus on providing the best of patient care, our new solution – HIMS provides a powerful, best-in-class product to healthcare providers that will aid them in their efforts to exceed patient expectations in quality healthcare.”
The new features include seamless collaboration, strengthened control on billing and inventory, compliance with statutory & government regulations and standards, enhanced quality of clinical documentation, and online access to medical records to take appropriate decisions. Among the new modules are Patient Administration System, Clinical Management System, Billing and Receivables, Operations and Support Services and Material Management System.
The solution which is the result of two years of extensive research is available in two versions – HIS Enterprise and HIS Professional. The earlier version of HIMS has been in the market for over five years and has over 100 customers across India, Middle East and the APAC.
Wipro has been a leading provider of affordable healthcare solutions to healthcare providers across the world. Recently, Wipro was awarded the NASSCOM KPMG “Healthcare IT Award” for Best IT Implementation in 2011 in India.
About Wipro Infotech
Wipro Infotech, a division of the US $7 billion Wipro Limited, provides enterprise customers with high value Information Technology Products, Software Services, Solutions and Consulting Services in India and the Middle East. Headquartered at Bangalore, Wipro Infotech serves customers in India through a network of 22 offices and 170 service locations across the country. It also has regional offices across the Middle East serving the region.
About Wipro Ltd
Wipro Limited provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, IT enabled services, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit our website at www.wipro.com.
Sandhya Shama Rao
IPAN Hill & Knowlton
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