Cognizant, a leading provider of global consulting, technology and business process services, today announced it has been ranked the 10th largest healthcare IT provider by Healthcare Informatics magazine in its 16th annual survey of major healthcare information technology providers. Cognizant’s ranking is based on revenue from the healthcare and life sciences segment, which grew by 36 percent year-on-year.“This prestigious ranking among the world’s top healthcare IT providers is a testament to our continual investment in the client relationship and the trust we have built across the industry,” said Krish Venkat, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cognizant’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice. “In the highly complex healthcare industry, our clients are looking for innovative solutions to meet their business challenges. Our deep domain expertise and consultative approach are helping clients not only contain costs, but also drive process improvements, spearhead innovation, and provide their customers with the best healthcare experience.” “We congratulate Cognizant for this well deserved recognition. Cognizant is an important IT partner for Emdeon, and we are delighted to see that Cognizant is highly valued as a key player in the ranks of healthcare IT firms,” said Damien Creavin, CIO, Emdeon, a leading provider of revenue and payment cycle solutions that connect payers, providers and patients.