PLANO, Texas, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) (http://www.perotsystems.com) today announced that the Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has awarded the company a contract extension for IT services. Under terms of the agreement, Perot Systems will continue to provide full IT outsourcing services to include application implementation and support, desktop support, local and wide area network design and maintenance, data center management, server design and control, help desk and incident management.
"For the past seven years, Perot Systems has collaborated closely with DCHS to create enormous value. With this extension, we will be able to take advantage of Perot Systems' deep healthcare technology expertise, enabling us to focus on providing the world-class care our patients deserve," said Dick Hutsell, Chief Information Officer for Daughters of Charity Health System. DCHS includes six hospitals: Seton Medical Center, Daly City; Seton Coastside, Moss Beach; O'Connor Hospital, San Jose; Saint Louise Regional Hospital, Gilroy; St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood; and St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles.
Perot Systems and DCHS began their relationship seven years ago, and the extension will enable DCHS to continue to improve its information technology capabilities, ultimately resulting in a fully automated electronic medical record as well as a computerized physician order entry capability.
"We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Daughters of Charity Health System. Perot Systems healthcare technology experts remain committed to enabling them to provide excellent care for patients," stated Chuck Lyles, President of Perot Systems healthcare group.
About Daughters of Charity Health System
The Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) is a regional healthcare system of six hospitals and medical centers spanning the California coast from the Bay Area to Los Angeles. Our healthcare ministry exists to support the mission of our sponsors, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, by providing holistic, spiritually centered care to the sick and the poor. The Daughters of Charity has been serving Northern California for 152 years. Hospitals within DCHS include: Seton Medical Center, Daly City; O'Connor Hospital, San Jose; Saint Louise Regional Hospital, Gilroy; St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles; and St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood. http://www.dochs.org
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/.
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