Navigation Links
HEALTHCARE TECH AND THE WORLD: HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPACT THE PURSUIT OF 'PERFECT CARE'
Date:4/15/2008

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

TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE

LOCATION: http://perotsystems.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=pageF

PLANO, TEXAS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Edition 18

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

International Healthcare

Guest: Dr. Elliot Sternberg, Chief Medical Officer for St. Joseph Health System in Orange, California

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. Elliot Sternberg how changes in technology will impact healthcare quality and patient safety.

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

Regarding St. Joseph's 'Perfect Care' initiative: "What we were able to do is realize that the values of the St. Joseph Health system lined up perfectly with the aims identified by the Institute of Medicine...we would strive over the next five to 10 years to attempt to achieve care that is safe, timely, equitable, evidence-based, efficient, patient and family centered, and...Catholic as the spirituality component," stated Dr. Sternberg.

Regarding how technology enables St. Joseph in the pursuit of 'Perfect Care': "We see technology as a tremendous driver, facilitator of this effort...It's going to help us significantly in the capture of data, the analysis of data in terms of computerized physician order entry and the ability to increase owner liability of an organization by utilizing evidence based order sets. So we're counting on technology to help us significantly," stated Dr. Sternberg.

Regarding how technology will contribute to the implementation of best practices in real-time: "I'm hopeful with information technology and the ability to integrate all this (evidence-based) data into a huge clinical data repository across the entire continuum (of care) that we will be able to more quickly identify best practices from both clinical and financial outcomes and use that experiential database to real-time affect how physicians deliver care," commented Dr. Sternberg.

Information about Dr. Elliot Sternberg: Dr. Elliot Sternberg serves as the Chief Medical Officer for St. Joseph Health System based in Orange, California where he is responsible for oversight of the Systems patient safety, quality and performance improvement activities. Dr. Sternberg obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1980 and fulfilled his internship and residency requirements in medicine at UC Irvine.

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: How Information Technology

Can Impact the Pursuit of 'Perfect Care' - one of a series

of podcasts presented by Dr. Kevin Fickenscher of Perot Systems.

When: This podcast will be available for download on April 15, 2008

Where: http://perotsystems.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=pageF

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.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Perot Systems Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AtriCure to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
2. BD to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
3. ATS Medical to Present at the 2007 Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
4. Dr. Paul Bandt Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Desert Radiologists and a History of Healthcare in Las Vegas
5. Omnicell to Present at Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference 2007
6. MDS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
7. Hospira to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference on September 11
8. AMICAS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference 2007
9. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
10. Kingfisher Healthcare (KFH) Achieves World Class Quality Platform
11. Omnicom Acquires Leading Healthcare Marketing Communications Firm in China
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/20/2017)... , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Lice Troopers, the ... cases in families with school-aged children since the holiday season. , “It happens ... with their families, sharing hugs and taking photos, which is the head-to-head gateway that ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... "TransFlare 4K Mystique comes with 44 colorful mysterious transitions that are fully ... - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , TransFlare 4K Mystique contains 44 lens ... and light leak transitions have a very high-dynamic range for super smooth falloff. Simply ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “Code Word: Chocolate Biscuit”: a biographical account following a man who ... the creation of published author, Marlyn Ivey, born in Lynn Haven, Florida and at the ... and at 19 years of age, he joined the Navy and got married right out ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... “Journey to Christmas:” a beautiful and enchanting ... of published author, Kimberly Cordoves, a mother of three in Oklahoma City, and a devoted ... idea of writing a book has been in the back of my mind for years, ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Today, the ... to participate in four of CMS’s Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in 2017. Clinicians who ... patients. APMs are an important part of the Administration’s effort to build a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... CITY, Calif. , Jan. 19, 2017  Abaxis, ... company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments and consumables for ... conference call to discuss its financial results for the ... The call will be at 4:15 p.m. ET on ... results for the third quarter fiscal year 2017 after ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... CLEVELAND , Jan. 19, 2017 ViewRay, ... (DFG), a federal institution supporting research in ... installation and patient treatments at the University Clinic Heidelberg ... The MRIdian Linac program will be headed ... who also heads radiation oncology at the German Cancer ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Pfizer joins Astex, AstraZeneca, ... Consortium   Major research investment to ...   The Milner Therapeutics Institute today ... a partner to the Milner Therapeutics Consortium. Pfizer has ... transfer of materials between industry and academia and allocation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: