Bangalore, June 10, 2012: The Manipal Hospital Group, Headquartered in the Indian state of Karnataka, has entrusted Wipro Infotech, with the implementation and upkeep of the latest Hospital Information System across 15 hospitals and just under 5000 beds, spread over 11 locations across 5 States. The proposed HIS application is patient-centric. It will provide immediate access to clinical, administrative and billing data required for the efficient functioning of a hospital. It will ensure high levels of automation, better availability of information; reduction in patient’s waiting time and better utilization of revenues.
Wipro’s engagement with Manipal Hospitals encompasses integration of HIS with third party software, interfacing with lab equipments and providing infrastructure support services on HIS Platform.
MHE’s hospital network annually services around 2 million patients in India and overseas.
Anand Sankaran, Sr Vice President and Business Head – India and Middle East and Global Business Head - Infrastructure and Services, Wipro says:“We are delighted to be chosen as Manipal Hospitals’ partner in this business transformation program which will enable drive superior customer experience and greater operational efficiencies. Healthcare is a focus vertical for Wipro worldwide, and we have over 120 satisfied customers successfully leveraging our Hospital Information Solution (HIS) across India, Middle East and Asia Pacific. With Wipro’s in-depth expertise and rich experience of implementation in hospitals, both in the private and government sector, we are confident of delivering an efficient and cost effective solution to Manipal Hospital.”
Adds Rajen Padukone, CEO, Manipal Health Enterprises: “Given our plans for Hospital network and business expansion in the near future, it is essential that we complement this with a robust hospital information system that will help in taking us to the next level of our growth trajectory. We believe that our strategic partnership with Wipro in this area will significantly improve efficiencies in providing quality service to our patients across our network.”
Nandkishor Dhomne, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Manipal Health Enterprises, who is at the forefront of implementation of this initiative adds “I am sure that this will help us in providing a completely integrated technology platform to all our group hospitals which will in turn help us in process standardization & automation, making data available at the point of care, reduce waiting time, real time dashboards for faster decision making by all stake holders and improve overall efficiency of our hospitals by using state of the art technology solutions”