The two organisations will combine forces surrounding product development, enhancement capabilities and go-to-market strategies in healthcare IT
Reportedly, TCS and VUMC will drive specific research in areas including; genomics, metagenomics, systems biology, bio-informatics, improved care management, and advanced healthcare analytics. This important collaboration will also lay the foundation for TCS’ COIN Emerging Technology network to connect with Vanderbilt University’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) start-up community.
“At TCS, we’re investing in new and emerging digital technologies to develop innovative solutions that our clients need to re-imagine their businesses,” said Suresh Muthuswami, President, Head of Insurance and Healthcare. “TCS and VUMC share a passion and curiosity that will enable us to collectively solve complex healthcare challenges and problems. The unique combination of TCS expertise and solutions, coupled with VUMC academia and private research, will create an environment that accelerates innovation in a critical industry like healthcare,” he added.
“Research is one of VUMC’s core missions,” said Dr Kevin Johnson, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Informatics Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “We are thrilled about this new partnership with TCS, as it allows us to enrich our initiatives to create the largest impact on the lives of people globally and provide the highest quality of research possible,” he said.
As a partner in TCS’ Co-Innovation Network (COIN), the two organisations will combine forces surrounding product development, enhancement capabilities and go-to-market strategies in healthcare IT.
“Being part of TCS COIN will help to accelerate the time-to-market for Vanderbilt’s start-up community and bring a global perspective to the innovation agenda,” said Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, TCS.