Wipro Infotech, the India and Middle East IT business unit of Wipro, today said it has bagged a 10-year contract from Manipal Health Enterprises.
As part of the deal, Wipro will implement its Hospital Information System (HIS) solution and data migration services across Manipal Group Hospitals, Wipro said in a statement.
Financial details of the contract were not divulged.
The proposed HIS application is patient-centric and will provide immediate access to clinical, administrative and billing data for use by hospital staff, which is required for efficient functioning of a hospital, it added.
It will also ensure high levels of automation, better availability of information, reduction in patient's waiting time and better utilisation of revenues.
Manipal Health Enterprises' network of hospitals manages around 4,900 beds through 15 hospitals, spread over 5 states in the country. It has a clinical and healthcare pool of over 1,500 doctors and 5,500 nurses, paramedics and support staff.
MHE's hospital network annually services around 2 million patients in India and overseas.
"Healthcare is a focus vertical for Wipro worldwide, and we have over 120 satisfied customers successfully leveraging our HIS across India, Middle East and Asia Pacific. We are confident of delivering an efficient and cost effective solution to Manipal Hospital," Wipro Senior VP, Business Head (India and Middle East) and Global Business Head (Infrastructure and Services) Anand Sankaran said.