Bangalore, India - June 9, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) a leading Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, today announced that it has been recognized with the prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2014, in the category of ‘Innovative Product / Service’ for Wipro’s Assure Health™ solution in India.
Wipro Assure Health™ is a disruptive healthcare delivery solution that enables affordable patient centric healthcare through non-invasive wearable sensor, advanced mobility, cloud based analytics and evidence based decision support system. Remote pregnancy monitoring and remote cardiac monitoring are initial two flavors of this innovative solution. Golden Peacock Awards, known as the highest standard in Corporate Excellence, was introduced by the Institute of Directors in 1992. The winners are selected from among 1,000 entries received annually from more than 25 countries worldwide. The Award was presented to Wipro at the 24th World Congress on Total Quality & Leadership, which was held in Kerala.
Soumitro Ghosh, Chief Executive, Wipro Infotech, said, “The award recognizes and encourages systemic innovation in organizations to develop products and services. Wipro has consistently been committed to delivering high quality products and services through our Centre of Excellence for ehealth initiatives. We are happy to have received this recognition for Assure Health™. It is efficient and ensures lesser hospital visits for patients.”
K. R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro Ltd., said, “Wipro believes in developing and delivering innovative solutions that are aimed at addressing challenges in emerging markets. Wipro Assure Health™ leverages our product engineering capabilities and health care IT solutions to create an innovative solution that addresses the dual challenge of affordability and accessibility. This award is a strong validation of how pivotal our solution is in saving time, improving productivity and increasing convenience for physicians and the patients.”
Dr. A. N. Saksena, Director General, Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat, said, “Wipro Assure Health™ is an innovative health monitoring platform that delivers in-patients (in-hospital) and remote health monitoring solutions for chronic disease management. This is a well-deserved recognition for Wipro.”
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
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