- 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, conjun
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