TCS and Vanderbilt University partner for healthcare and life sciences

|December 10, 2015 0
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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services has announced a new partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to drive innovation in the healthcare and life sciences fields.

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.

“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,” said Suresh Muthuswami, President, Head of Insurance and Healthcare.

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“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,” said Kevin Johnson, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Informatics Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

As a partner in TCS’ Co-Innovation Network (COIN), the two organizations will combine forces surrounding product development, enhancement capabilities and go-to-market strategies in healthcare IT.

TCS Co-Innovation Network (COIN) connects entities such as emergent technology companies, research labs of academic institutions, leading technology vendors, venture funds, and several other research bodies to facilitate collaborative IT and IT services innovation for customers.

 

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