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Healthcare Tech and the World: A Discussion About Quality Initiatives Pioneered at Ascension Health
Date:8/22/2008

A Continuing Series of Podcasts from Perot Systems on the Impact of

Technology in Healthcare
PLANO, Texas, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Edition 21

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

International Healthcare

Guest: Dr. David Pryor, Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Health

Perot Systems (NYSE: PER) (http://www.perotsystems.com) 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. David Pryor some very effective techniques that have improved the quality of care at Ascension Health.

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

Regarding a team approach to care: "One of the biggest insights, is the statement that medicine is a team sport. Particularly on the in-patient setting, it seems to be about how the team is providing care, and it's no longer an individual sport," commented Dr. Pryor.

On the principle of 'subsidiarity': "We have a principle called subsidiarity, which means that the decisions should be made as close to where the actual process or issue is. It can be made so that decisions are not made at the highest levels of the organization, but at the actual levels of the organization that's most appropriate, where the most knowledgeable people are going to be making the right decision," stated Dr. Pryor.

These highlights along with several other powerful insights from Dr. Pryor can be found at the link below.

What: Healthcare Tech and the World: A Discussion About Quality

Initiatives Pioneered at Ascension Health -- one of a

series of podcasts presented by Dr. Kevin Fickenscher of

Perot Systems

When: This podcast will be available for download on

August 22, 2008

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

Contact: Jonathan Moss

+1 972-577-6395

jonathan.moss@ps.net

Information about Dr. David Pryor: David B. Pryor, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Health. He collaborates with an outstanding team of physician, nursing and executive leaders at Ascension Health and leverages the system's clinical expertise, resources and information technology to advance the system's agenda and help Ascension Health become a premier spiritually-based partner for health. A more detailed bio of Dr. David Pryor can be found at: http://www.ascensionhealth.org/about/national_leadership/david_pryor.asp

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

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 the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. 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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