Wipro, Nvidia partner to foster adoption of AI in healthcare

Wipro engineers will receive large-scale ongoing training on Nvidia's application frameworks in areas like generative AI, and metaverse.

Bengaluru-headquartered technology services and consulting firm, Wipro has announced a collaboration with US-based Nvidia to help healthcare insurance companies accelerate the adoption of generative artificial intelligence (AI).

Under the terms of the partnership, Wipro will use the Nvidia AI Enterprise software to develop AI for use in its existing suite of healthcare solutions for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare, and Medicaid.

The integration of Nvidia's technologies with Wipro’s Enterprise Generative AI (WeGA) framework will enable Wipro to co-develop and deploy custom models for speech and translation AI, as well as other large language models (LLMs), a release stated.

Commenting on the partnership, Wipro Enterprise Futuring's president and managing partner, Nagendra Bandarum said, “This collaboration will allow us to deliver AI-enabled innovation for the healthcare industry at scale and drive healthcare solutions with advanced computing capabilities. We are looking forward to building healthcare specific solutions for a new era of AI-led innovation and business transformation.”

Wipro's senior vice president and global head of ecosystems and partnerships, Jason Eichenholz, believes that the company's deep healthcare experience, innovative AI frameworks, and platforms combined with Nvidia's leadership in accelerated computing and AI will help the world’s largest healthcare entities to embrace new AI capabilities and re-imagine their business.

Noting that the companies are eager to integrate multilingual, voice-enabled generative AI into business applications, Nvidia's vice president of enterprise computing, Manuvir Das, said, “The NVIDIA AI platform supports Wipro’s ongoing commitment to provide its clients with the most advanced, secure, and reliable AI technology and services.”