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Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare Select Perot Systems for Technology Services

10-year, Sole Source Agreement Supports JHSMH IT Strategy

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) today said that Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare (JHSMH), a leading health system based in Louisville, KY, has selected the company to deliver information technology services under a sole source contract. The financial terms of the 10-year agreement were not disclosed.

Perot Systems will create a centralized information technology environment designed to bring the benefit of systems predictability to JHSMH, and will manage IT services such as data center operations, network operations, and the help desk among other functions. Perot Systems and JHSMH worked collaboratively to create the arrangement to support the health systems' strategic IT objectives. As a key part of the engagement, Perot Systems will be responsible for the technology integration for JHSMH.

"Perot Systems' expertise and experience in the healthcare industry makes JHSMH confident that we can deliver the best information technology services to our care givers and staff," said Mark Carter, JHSMH senior vice president and chief administrative officer. "Perot Systems gives us a very solid platform to fully integrate the two former organizations' information technology functions into our merged organization."

Perot Systems is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry and is known for its innovative approach to helping providers like JHSMH execute strategic transformational initiatives to enhance patient care. Today, the company serves more than 600 hospitals with information technology, clinical transformation and financial optimization solutions.

"Perot Systems is proud to team with JHSMH," said Chuck Lyles, Perot Systems' healthcare industry group president. "JHSMH has entrusted Perot Systems to bring technology innovations that enhance patient care while optimizing the business of healthcare. We look forward to helping this respected organization realize its vision to become the best healthcare system in America."

About Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare (JHSMH)

JHSMH is a regional health care network that includes 70 health care facilities and 1,900 patients beds in Kentucky and southern Indiana. The merger of Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services and CARITAS Health Services to form JHSMH combines the strength and honors the heritage of two organizations to provide a complete array of health care services to this region and beyond, including: hospitals, emergency air ambulance services, outpatient care, nursing home care, occupational health, psychiatric care and rehab medicine.

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 2006 revenue of $2.3 billion. The company has more than 22,000 associates located in North America, Europe, and Asia. Additional information on Perot Systems is available at

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, 2006, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and available at, 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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