Expansion Will Strengthen New West's Ability to Provide Outstanding
Healthcare Service and Access
PLANO, Texas, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) and New West Health Services -- Montana's second largest health services corporation -- today announced an agreement in which Perot Systems will host New West's enterprise core administrative system (CAS), and also will migrate its current Perot Systems DIAMOND 950 (TM) software to Perot Systems Xcelys 5.0 software, all while experiencing uninterrupted health administration for its plans members during the transition. Specific terms of the 5-year deal were not disclosed.
"This agreement is another milestone for New West as we pursue our goal of becoming the best health plan in Montana. Perot Systems' hosted solutions combined with its Xcelys core administrative software will give us greater product and service flexibility while improving administrative efficiency. After extensive review of other system alternatives, expanding our relationship with Perot Systems is the best business decision. Perot Systems will enable us to focus on what we do best -- provide outstanding healthcare benefits for the people of Montana," said David Kibbe, CEO of New West Health Services.
"Our CAS solution combined with our Xcelys 5.0 software provides New West with improved product flexibility for its members. They will experience greater efficiencies in enterprise information management, dynamic healthcare transaction processing, and 24x7 technical and operational support, without having to make a large capital investment," said Chuck Lyles, president of Perot Systems' Healthcare industry group.
About New West Health Services
New West Health Services is a provider sponsored, consumer responsive Montana health service corporation reporting 2007 revenue of $76 million. New West covers over 41,000 Montanans through commercial and managed care health benefits and Medicare Advantage plans. Partnering with Montana physicians and hospitals, New West offers benefit innovation and Montana service through its 95 employees in the Kalispell operations center and Helena headquarters.
Additional information about New West is available at http://www.newwesthealth.com
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/.
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