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HEALTHCARE TECH AND THE WORLD: A MACRO PERSPECTIVE ON HOW TECHNOLOGY WILL IMPACT HEALTHCARE IN THE FUTURE
Date:7/3/2008

A CONTINUING SERIES OF PODCASTS FROM PEROT SYSTEMS ON THE IMPACT OF

TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE

LOCATION: http://feeds.feedburner.com/perotsystems

PLANO, TX, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Edition 20

Host: Dr. Kevin Fickenscher - Perot Systems' Executive Vice President, International Healthcare

Guest: Dr. William Stead, Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategy/Transformation & Chief Information Officer Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Perot Systems continues its series of podcasts with a forward-looking discussion about the increasing role Information Technology will play in the transformation of healthcare. In this episode, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher discusses with Dr. William Stead the level of investment in technology by healthcare providers, as well as what changes he sees in the future for the healthcare industry.

The following quotes from Dr. Stead are highlights of the podcast:

Regarding the challenges facing healthcare today: "I think the... challenge is the rapid pace of change that's needed to deal with the quality and the cost pressures of this industry. And if you take that challenge and set it beside the length of time that it takes to do anything significant with information technology in this business, you've got a disconnect," commented Dr. Stead.

On how technology should be used to improve quality and lower costs: "I think that we need to use approaches to using the technology that work at a macro system level. It's using data mining statistical approaches if you will to identify information about patients that we need to use in decision support," stated Dr. Stead.

Regarding what the future holds for the healthcare industry: "First, we're actually going shift from expert-based care to system supported practice... Second, we're going to shift (away) from medicine that is appropriate for mass delivery...we're going to really shift to individualize medicine. The third component is... that we... will embed support for health into a person's living environment," stated Dr. Stead.

Information about Dr. Bill Steed: Dr. Bill Stead is Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategy/Transformation and Director of the Informatics Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also serves as Chief Information Officer of the Medical Center and Chief Information Architect for Vanderbilt University. Dr. Stead received his B.A. and M.D. from Duke University where he also completed specialty and subspecialty training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Information about Dr. Kevin Fickenscher: Dr. Fickenscher is a recognized senior physician executive and Healthcare thought leader. He has extensive experience in healthcare management, and holds an international reputation as a dynamic, visionary, and strategic leader in the healthcare industry. Dr. Fickenscher's bio can be found at:

http://www.perotsystems.com/speakers/Kevin_Fickenscher_MD.htm

What: Healthcare Tech and the World: A Macro Perspective on How Technology Will Impact Healthcare in the Future - one of a series of podcasts presented by Dr. Kevin Fickenscher of Perot Systems.

When: This podcast will be available for download on July 3, 2008

Where: http://www.perotsystems.com/MediaRoom/NewsReleases

About Perot Systems

Perot Systems is a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions. Through its flexible and collaborative approach, Perot Systems integrates expertise from across the company to deliver custom solutions that enable clients to accelerate growth, streamline operations and create new levels of customer value. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Perot Systems reported 2007 revenue of $2.6 billion. The company has more than 23,000 associates located in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia. Additional information on Perot Systems is available at http://www.perotsystems.com/.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. For factors that could affect our business and cause actual results to differ materially, please refer to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and available at http://www.sec.gov/, as updated in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed after such Form 10-K, for additional information regarding risk factors. We disclaim any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments, or otherwise.


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