Navigation Links
Cashing in on IT for Healthcare

Chennai: Translating a healthcare presentation into Japanese for an American client who wants to show it in Tokyo in two days is a task not many can undertake. //And all this from Chennai too!

But a small company here, Helios & Matheson, is proving that it is possible. Specialising in providing software services to the healthcare sector, it is making ripples by delivering on the dot and raking in millions of dollars in profit.

Its range of offerings is one of the most comprehensive in the industry and spans the entire software services lifecycle.

The company even offers customised services for European clients with French language instruction from Alliance Francaise for employees and onsite recruitments for particular projects.

When the Thailand-based company Thai Carbon Black (TCB) required a technical process management system that could handle its voluminous process data in real time, it chose Helios & Matheson.

"We are a focused niche player and our clients include health insurance giants, pharma majors, healthcare providers and the like," G.K. Muralikrishna, CEO, Helios & Matheson (H&M), told IANS here.

"And our tasks and deadlines are often extremely challenging," he added.

The company is looking at offshore business to the tune of $120 million or more this year, Muralikrishna said, adding that revenue guidance for the financial year 2007 was $87.6 million.

Set up in 1991, H&M clients include KPMG Consulting, Florida, First Mortgage Corporation and others. It has become a National Stock Exchange-listed, Bombay Stock Exchange-500 index stock company with 1,400 specialists in its Chennai, Bangalore and Singapore facilities.

Its clients also include Wipro, Robert Bosch and the hospitality sector provider Intellec Data Systems and Software Ltd. and the net worth of the company is estimated to go up to Rs.2.57 billion.

A Gartner report says by 2009, the healthcare sector's investment in IT will increase by more than 50 percent, and H&M is cashing in on this projection. Early adoption of IT can reduce preventable deaths by as much as 50 percent, Gartner analysts say.

"More than 70 percent of large US corporations have ranked India as the primary country for supplying offshore IT services," Muralikrishna pointed out.

The healthcare sector is the single largest industry contributing to more than 15 percent of US GDP, he added. "Our focus is the healthcare sector and strengthening our presence in the US market."

"One of the biggest tasks for today's CEO is managing across borders," said H&M chairman V. Ramachandiran.

"Our global delivery model mandates a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic workforce. We believe that this initiative will be instrumental in making our employees become internationally focused and fluent, with the ability to understand the needs of local cohort groups, markets and clients," Ramachandiran told IANS.

So, H&M will continue to specialise in package implementation and remote tech support to outsourced research, he said.

It will strengthen its position in research-based content development for regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical companies, in image interpretation and data analysis services for clinical trials and pharmaceutical research enterprise, he said.



Source-IANS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Ayurvedic Therapies Cashing In On Medical Tourism
2. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
3. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
4. Healthcare Professionals Might Want To Rethink Their Dress Code
5. New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare
6. Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare
7. British Healthcare Mission Explores Partnership Possibilities With Indian Healthcare Sector
8. Need For Social Churning Emphasized In CMC Meet On ‘Leadership In Healthcare
9. LINK Applied Genomics Programme Promises To Revolutionize Healthcare Systems
10. India Can Manage World’s Healthcare Crisis By 202
11. Indian Healthcare Facilities Come In For Praise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/17/2017)... TN (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... Inc. (ISTS) brings its educational assistance management solution to the exhibit floor for ... Center in Orlando, Fla. , From Feb. 19–23, 2017, more than 40,000 ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... Verdes, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 ... ... emotional flow is Dr. Carol Francis' goals for each and every ... Conference, Dr. Carol Francis will demonstrate five different brainwave tools which help energize ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Qualis Health, one of the ... 8th Annual DecisionHealth Platinum Awards in recognition of its innovative healthcare management programs ... across multiple award categories, highlighting four of the organization’s current programs:, ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Program will serve ... Health and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced today that they have awarded nine ... for Success, the Foundation’s soccer mentoring program, teaches kids the fundamentals of soccer ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... clinical operations executives and focusing on all facets of clinical trial planning and ... management , patient engagement, and more. In addition, attendees stopping by Pharmica’s booth ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/16/2017)... 16, 2017  Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today announced that executive management will participate in the ... February 22-23, 2017. Adrian Adams , Chief Executive ... 1:35 p.m. local time on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. ... the event may be accessed from the Investors section ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2017 ... ), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the ... treatment of moderate-to-severe acute pain, announced that ... executive officer and a member of the company,s ... Mr. Angotti brings over two decades of experience ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... 16, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Analysis & Trends - Function, Application, Cancer Type, Technology - Forecast ... ... Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 28.6% ... Some of the prominent trends that the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: