According to HCL, the new partnership will deliver the best of HCL and Google Cloud's deep health care and life sciences domain capabilities and investments through co-innovation and address the shifts in the industry.
Under the new partnership, HCL Technologies will establish a joint centre of excellence (CoE) for Google Cloud with industry subject matter experts and Google Cloud-certified ideapreneurs to deliver solutions for the payer, provider, MedTech, and biopharma customers.
HCL's Google Cloud Native Labs will also help accelerate these solutions with Google Cloud support, which is positioned to deliver solutions through its native data and AI offerings and its security capabilities across the healthcare and life sciences value chain.
HCL's CoE will develop solutions that address critical industry issues, such as interoperability, data governance, and security while delivering a superior customer experience, HCL said.
“As the healthcare and life sciences industry continues to digitally transform, there is a growing need for solutions that are cloud-native, secure, and support innovation,” Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president (Partner Ecosystem) at Google Cloud, said.
“We partnered with Google Cloud for this key initiative because it will enable our experts at HCL to incorporate decades of domain expertise to deliver cutting-edge, cloud-native solutions to the market,” Shrikanth Shetty, corporate vice president at HCL Technologies, said.
The partnership is likely to help improve the patient and employee experiences and use data to drive insights in areas like claims management and ‘servitization', he added.