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Healthcare Tech and the World: Podcast Examines The Challenges & Opportunities for Change in the Healthcare Industry
Date:2/7/2008

Perot Systems Continues Its Thought Leadership Series with a Discussion

Between Dr. Kevin Fickenscher and Dr. Suzanne Delbanco

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Improving safety, quality and costs continue to be a major concern for leaders in today's Healthcare Industry. In this edition of Healthcare Tech and the World, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher, Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President of Healthcare Transformation for Perot Systems, discusses the challenges and opportunities for change with Dr. Suzanne Delbanco, one of the nation's leading voices for quality improvements in Healthcare.

According to Dr. Delbanco, "the aim (of her work) is to ultimately take advantage of the know-how and technology that exists today, that we know could make a huge difference, and get it implemented so that it can benefit a patient."

Dr. Delbanco is the former Executive Director of the Leapfrog Group, and the focus of her work consists in driving improvements in the Healthcare industry. Dr. Delbanco is on the board of Bridges to Excellence as well as Prometheus Payment, Inc. She has been a member of the NCQA Advisory Council, and previously worked with the Pacific Business Group on Health as a member of their Quality Team. Dr. Delbanco received both her MPH and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

What: Healthcare Tech and the World: The Challenge and Opportunity

for Change in the Healthcare Industry -- one of a series of

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

Dr. Fickenscher's bio can be found at:

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

When: This podcast will be available for download on February 7, 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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