Deward Watts, 61, has been named President of Healthcare Sector. Watts has been with CSC for 12 years, and previously led the Americas Healthcare practice as vice president and managing partner. Watts will report to CSC Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael W. Laphen.
"Organizing CSC's global healthcare resources into a single vertical organization better positions CSC to help our clients use information to transform healthcare," said Watts. "Our main focus will be delivering IT-based innovation that improves patient outcomes and the decision making of providers, payers and life sciences organizations."
The dedicated healthcare services business unit supports CSC's Project Accelerate growth strategy by further positioning the company as an industry- focused provider of technology-enabled solutions.
"The Healthcare Sector targets a key market for Project Accelerate's success," said Laphen. "The new business unit places CSC's commercial healthcare business under common leadership and allows for closer coordination between the public sector and commercial healthcare practices."
CSC has 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with clients in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company currently serves 14 of the world's top 20 pharmaceutical manufacturers, and is building and operating health information exchanges in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Denmark and the United States.
Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading information technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to be a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services.
With approximately 91,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions
for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's
own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT
and business process outsourcing; applications soft
|SOURCE Computer Sciences Corporation|
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