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Healthcare Tech and the World: Personalized Technology to Benefit Healthcare Consumers in the Future
Date:3/13/2008

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

Technology in Healthcare

PLANO, Texas, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Edition 17

Host: Dr. Kevin Fickenscher - Perot Systems Chief Medical Officer &

Executive Vice President of Healthcare Transformation

Guest: Dr. Bill Crounse - Worldwide Health Director for Microsoft

Perot Systems continues its series of podcasts with a forward-looking discussion about the increasing role Information Technology will play in transforming Healthcare. In this episode, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher discusses how changes in technology will impact the Healthcare landscape with Dr. Bill Crounse.

The following quotes from Dr. Crounse are highlights of the podcast (recorded in September 2007):

The role of the healthcare consumer: "We (Microsoft) believe that healthcare is becoming, and needs to become, much more consumer centric. The consumer has a huge role to play here, and we want to arm that consumer with all the information and tools that they need to take better care of themselves."

The focus of Microsoft in Healthcare: "It's the whole Healthcare ecosystem with the consumer in the middle. How do we aggregate health information to the consumer, how do we give the consumer control of that information, how do we keep it private, but how do we let the consumer share with whomever he or she wants to share their information with .... A lot of the stuff I was dreaming about 10 years ago is now coming to fruition."

Information about Dr. Bill Crounse: Dr. Bill Crounse, M.D., is the Worldwide Health Director for the Microsoft Corporation. Dr. Crounse is responsible for working with industry partners and healthcare organizations to help them benefit from using Microsoft technologies and solutions. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Crounse was vice president and chief medical information officer for Overlake Hospital Medical Center and the Overlake Venture Center in Bellevue, Wash.

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 for 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: Personalized Technology to

Benefit the Healthcare Consumers 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 March 13, 2008

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

Contact: Jonathan Moss

+1 972-577-6395

jonathan.moss@ps.net

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 22,000 associates located in North America, Europe, and Asia. Additional information on Perot Systems is available at http://www.perotsystems.com/.
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