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Providence India launches new facility in Hyderabad; plans to scale up 4k workforce

Hyderabad, Feb 26 (UNI) Providence India, a specialized global healthcare engineering, operations, and innovation center, launched an additional new office facility here on Monday and announced plans to scale up 4,000 workforce to its India's facility in Hyderabad to support the growing demand for future-ready capabilities in tech-enabled healthcare.

To serve as a central hub for critical functions, including cloud, cybersecurity, clinical applications and digital solutions, data and advanced analytics, product development, process automation, digital operations, enterprise services, and emerging technologies like GenAI, the new facility was inaugurated in the presence of Telangana IT Minister D Sridhar Babu; US Consul General ( Hyderabad) Jennifer Larson; Providence President and CEO Rod Hochman, Providence Chief Information Officer B.J. Moore and Chief Global Officer and Country Head Murali Krishna.

Established by Providence – a leading, not-for-profit US health system, Providence India in three years has become a global health-tech innovation center with 1,400 workforce and in which 37 percent are women, the company said in a release here.

Speaking on the occasion, Providence President and CEO Rod Hochman said, “Over the last few years, the India team has played a catalytic role in helping us embrace healthcare technology to support nurses, physicians, and all caregivers, improve patient outcomes and experiences, and offer affordable and accessible care in our Mission to serve all. Having laid the foundation for rapid AI innovation, we are now excited to see the potential of advanced technology in transforming the way healthcare is delivered and experienced".

Welcoming the expansion, Sridhar Babu said , “I am delighted to note that 2,000 more jobs will be added by 2025. This serves as a testament to the Government’s commitment to supporting industries that facilitate innovation and technological development in the state. We are excited to see this expansion contribute to our goal of making Telangana the premier state for the development of the healthcare and life sciences industry.”

Murali Krishna, said “Our new facility marks a new chapter in our journey as the hub for health-tech innovation. We have a multi-generational workforce and inclusive workspaces that foster engagement and co-creation. We are partnering with U.S. health systems to accelerate digital transformation and unlock value with future-forward, AI-enabled products and services".
The new office facility will serve as a central hub for critical functions, including cloud, cybersecurity, clinical applications and digital solutions, data and advanced analytics, product development, process automation, digital operations, enterprise services, and emerging technologies like GenAI. Tapping into India’s diverse expertise and rich talent pools, the India hub will actively hire for skills in these areas, he added.

B.J. Moore said, “India has global status as a technology innovation leader, and we are excited to tap into its high-caliber and diverse talent pool to drive digital transformation in healthcare. We are one of the early U.S. healthcare providers to build and expand our health-tech capabilities in India".

With our global teams, we also have the advantage of secure global coverage that helps us provide better and faster care to our patients 24x7. Our teams are partnering closely to revolutionize digital healthcare delivery, secure and protect data, and enable our caregivers with the right tools and insights for patient-centered care, he added.
Providence India’s new facility is spread over nine floors and built to LEED and WELL-Platinum standards.

Telangana Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce and IT departments Jayesh Ranjan and Telangana Director (Life Sciences and Pharma) Shakthi M Nagappan were also present.
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