Karishma Software wins IBM Global Public Sector Top Star award for 2008

Karishma Software Ltd., is a winner of IBM Global Public Sector Top Star award for 2008, announced recently. The Indian company is one of five Business Partners recognized with this prestigious award by the Global Healthcare & Life Sciences industry. The award was given at the IBM’s Business Partner Leadership Conference in Los Angeles on April 30th, 2008. IBM’s Public Sector channel sales teams and industry utives selected business partners from government, education and healthcare/life sciences who consistently demonstrate the “Best of the Best” qualities that help to ensure a successful partnership with IBM, as well as success in the marketplace. These qualities are: Has a unique, innovative solution; had a significant win in 2007 that has been or can be replicated; demonstrates loyalty to IBM; demonstrates a strong adoption of IBM platforms and open architecture; demonstrates a strategic commitment to partnership with IBM; demonstrates significant involvement and help in closing strategic deals. Karishma Software, a major player in the healthcare IT field, delivers solutions for Hospital Information System, Telemedicine, Clinic Management System and Decision Support System across seven countries. It has over 200 healthcare organisations as its clients. Karishma’s healthcare systems manage over 20,000 beds in over 60 hospitals including Jaslok Hospital, Jupiter, St. Stephen’s, St. Ann’s, Muhimbili National Hospital, Ruby Hall and Image Hospital. Karishma’s focus on Electronic Medical Record-EMR, HIS and Decision Support System- DSS will help create a positive eco system for its product. Karishma’s experience in high volume markets like India, Africa and Middle East and the support of IBM, will make it a force to reckon with in Healthcare IT field. “IBM and Karishma Software, Ltd, a 2008 IBM Public Sector Top Star business partner, are committed to improving the health, education, security and prosperity of citizens and nations around the world,” said Pamela Kaplan, Vice President of Marketing, IBM Global Public Sector. “We are grateful to Karishma Software for the work they are doing. Together we are making a difference in people’s lives by delivering innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.” Commenting on the occasion R Guru Moorthy, utive Director, Karishma Software said “Our focus in healthcare IT has made significant difference in the way IT systems are being used in the hospitals and clinics across seven countries. We believe our patient-centric EMR strategy with focus on clinician’s documentation will evolve into innovative business processes.” Bomi Bhote CEO of Ruby Hall Clinic a Pune based 540 bed centre for oncology and cardiac super specialties said “Our association with Karishma Software and IBM for last 10 years have resulted in significant improvement in patient care quality and administrative functions. Karishma’s current focus on Oncology EMR and Cancer registry will help us establish the best practice centre in the world.” V Giridharan Managing Director of Karishma Software said “Our rural focus in deliveringprimary care and secondary care thru IT in India, Malaysia, Africa and Middle East encompassing different cultures and languages will get a fillip with this recognition from the industry.” Healthcare/Life Sciences Top Stars were:  BlueWare, Inc.Vocera Communications, Inc.Carefx CorporationCerner CorporationKarishma Software, Ltd

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