Press Release

iON to power Razi Healthcare

The Hyderabad-based Razi Healthcare Private Limited, which is rapidly expanding its network of primary healthcare clinics in Andhra Pradesh, will be powered by solutions from iON, a strategic unit of TCS, for small and medium businesses (SMB), to help in scaling up business and enhancing customer experience.

Hyderabad, June 15, 2011: The Hyderabad-based Razi Healthcare Private Limited, which is rapidly expanding its network of primary healthcare clinics in Andhra Pradesh, will be powered by solutions from iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 523540, NSE: TCS), for small and medium businesses (SMB). iON will help scale up their business and enhance customer experience.  

NV Subba Rao, CEO, Razi Healthcare, said, “The healthcare industry is in an era of change, as companies are looking for ways to deliver services in more efficient, effective and economical ways. We decided to partner with TCS iON for its best-in-class, on-demand business solutions at affordable costs using the very latest in scalable cloud computing technology. I am confident that with this new endeavor Razi would offer superior healthcare solutions and services to its patients. With the help of iON, we intend to modernize patient care profiles with electronic medical records and augment medical services for long term preservation, easy access and more accurate treatments.”

V Ramaswamy, Global Head, iON, TCS, said, “We are delighted to have iON power the business of Razi Healthcare. With our strong domain expertise, we are committed to bring about service improvements, business scalability and enhance customer experience. Healthcare is a fast growing sector and our endeavor is to ensure that Razi offers its patients best-in-class healthcare products and services and expands its footprint across India.”

Over the last few months, Razi Healthcare has been setting up primary healthcare clinics in Hyderabad and elsewhere in the state to offer accessible and affordable primary healthcare solutions. It has set up 33 such clinics in the state so far. All the clinics follow internationally-recognized, evidence-based clinical protocols and efficient practices for offering cost-effective, rational and quality healthcare to its patients. The goal is to ensure that all patients receive the same standard of medical services, irrespective of their location and / or socio-economic strata.

About iON: TCS’ SMB unit
iON is Tata Consultancy Services’ strategic unit for small and medium businesses. iON provides end-to-end business solutions to the SMB segment, the growth engine of the economy. iON will cater to the needs of multiple industry segments with best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, domestic market reach, skills, know-how and delivery capabilities.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™ (GNDM), recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 198,500 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $8.2 billion for year ended March 31, 2011 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at
www.tcs.com. 

About Razi Healthcare Private Ltd.
Razi Healthcare was started in 2009 by a Singapore-based private investment institution, Richard Chandler Corporation, which has interests in various sectors, including in developing healthcare solutions as the next building block for human capital in emerging markets like India. Razi Healthcare has come up with a low-cost, patient-centered approach for all primary healthcare services. Razi’s chain of clinics, where quality and affordability go hand-in-hand, aims to revolutionize the primary healthcare sector in the country.

TCS Media Contacts:

Global:
Email:
pradipta.bagchi@tcs.com
Phone: +91 22 6778 9999

India:
Email:
ashish.babu@tcs.com 
Phone: +91 22 6778 9077 

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