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Satyam Wins Consumer Health World Award for Tele-Ophthalmology Program

- Program provides eye exams and care for rural Indians

- Leverages Satyam's earlier success with tele-EKGs

HYDERABAD, India, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Limited, (NYSE: SAY) a leading global consulting and information technology services provider, announced today that it was honored, along with the LV Prasad Eye Institute, with a Consumer Health World Award for a tele-ophthalmology program, which provides expert and affordable eye care to Indian villages.

The Consumer Health World Awards recognize excellence and advancement in health promotion, plan design, connected care and medical travel. The awards, which were announced at a Health Care Globalization Summit ceremony in Arlington, Va., honor new initiatives, projects and programs making a difference in the healthcare industry.

"The Consumer Health World Awards enable leading organizations to share advances in health, wellness and technology, as well as efficiencies in healthcare delivery," said Wendy Borow-Johnson, the co-chair of the Consumer Health World Awards and president of BOOMj Inc. "Winners provide programs and applications with measurable outcomes for their constituencies -- programs and applications that can be replicated throughout the industry -- from IT for administrative efficiencies and electronic medical records, to wellness and prevention products and services, to marketing of global health centers of excellence, and much more."

Tele-ophthalmology is the virtual delivery of vision impairment diagnosis from doctors in large cities to remote areas. The technology enables ophthalmologists and trained vision technicians from Hyderabad's LV Prasad Eye Institute to diagnose patients in remote locations by virtually viewing their eyelids, conjunctivas, corneas, anterior chambers, irises, pupil reactions and lenses. When required, patients are referred for further tele-ophthalmology services or to secondary eye care centers, where they can receive prescriptions or other treatment.

Because most of the patients who receive tele-ophthalmology treatment would not otherwise ever have access to an eye doctor, the program is transforming the way care is made available to rural Indians.

LVPEI professionals use a video slit lamp, a high-end camera that provides a stereoscopic view of the eye. These virtual eye exams include patient registration, vision screening, refractive examination, a real-time slit lamp examination, consultation and advice.

"While we have conducted a successful proof-of-concept at this stage, we are confident this program will be especially effective because of what we have learned from similar programs we have pioneered, such as Tele-EKG," said Kishore Rachapudi, Global Head, Satyam Healthcare and Life Sciences. "We are familiar with the customs and expectations of rural people, and know how to optimize programs designed to provide healthcare basics for them. Additionally, the pilot program in the village of Kallakuru was exceptional, and resulted in enhanced vision for many people who would otherwise never have had their eyesight evaluated."

Satyam, through the Satyam Foundation, is renowned for its corporate social responsibility efforts, all of which rely on technology to enhance the lives of underprivileged Indians.

About Satyam

Satyam (NYSE: SAY), a leading global business and information technology services company, delivers consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing solutions to clients in numerous industries across the globe.

Satyam leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance. The company's professionals excel in engineering and product development, supply chain management, client relationship management, business process quality, business intelligence, enterprise integration, and infrastructure management, among other key capabilities.

Satyam development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia serve clients, including Fortune 500. For more information, see

About the LV Prasad Eye Institute

The LV Prasad Eye Institute is a world-class eye hospital, research, and training center in Hyderabad, India. It provides excellent and equitable eye care to all in a caring and compassionate manner, regardless of someone's ability to pay. The Institute's six areas of focus are comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement and low-vision rehabilitation, community eye health, clinical research, education and training programmes and product development.

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