Navigation Links
Perot Systems and Oakwood Healthcare Deliver Advanced Technology & Revenue Cycle Solutions to Physicians

Perot Systems Implementing NextGen(R) Suite of Integrated Electronic

Medical Records and Practice Management Applications

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) and Oakwood Healthcare announced their newly implemented revenue cycle solutions and integrated electronic medical records program are delivering significant, positive results. After only 120 days, Perot Systems has increased Oakwood's revenue cycle performance, and produced significant improvements in operational performance and cash collections.

"Oakwood has achieved a level of quality and performance that we are extremely proud of, and the support that the Perot Systems team has provided is very substantial," said Malcolm Henoch, MD, chief medical officer, Oakwood Healthcare, Inc. "Perot Systems understands healthcare, and they have the ability to bring us the best in technology to enhance service for our patients. NextGen(R) is a demonstrated leader in the ambulatory IT marketplace, and we're pleased to deploy their solutions for our physician practices."

"Our relationship with Oakwood is all about patient and physician satisfaction, and we are pleased that Oakwood has entrusted Perot Systems to deliver revenue cycle solutions as well as the advanced technology they can use to improve both operational and financial performance," said Chuck Lyles, president of Perot Systems' healthcare industry group.

Perot Systems is implementing the NextGen(R) suite of ambulatory electronic medical records (EMR) and enterprise practice management (EPM) applications for Oakwood Healthcare's physician groups. Reducing errors as well as decreasing transcription costs are key benefits to the implementation of technology that allows providers to electronically document patient encounters at the point of care.

Oakwood Healthcare owns and operates 38 primary care and specialty physician practices in the Dearborn and western Wayne county Michigan area as well as four acute care hospitals representing 1,307 beds. Perot Systems will apply NextGen EPM to enhance collections and reduce accounts receivable days, and automate registration, scheduling, billing and reporting functions for the 90-physician group.

Perot Systems is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry and is known for its innovative approach to helping providers like Oakwood execute strategic transformational initiatives to enhance patient care. Today, the company serves more than 1000 hospitals with information technology, clinical transformation and financial optimization solutions.

About Oakwood Healthcare System

Oakwood Healthcare System (OHS) is one of the most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in southeastern Michigan. Oakwood serves more than 1.2 million residents over a 500-square-mile area and operates four acute care hospitals, several health centers and a vast number of specialty services, including four centers of excellence. More than 1,300 physicians, representing nearly every medical, surgical specialty and subspecialty, are affiliated with OHS. In addition, numerous outpatient facilities and healthcare centers are dedicated to fulfilling patient needs across several communities. For more information on OHS hospitals, healthcare center locations, physician referrals and appointment scheduling, visit on line at or call 800.543.WELL

About NextGen Healthcare

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSII), develops and markets computer-based practice management and electronic medical records systems for medical group practices. For more information about NextGen, please visit and

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

Media Contact:

Perot Systems Corporation

Jonathan Moss

+1 972 577 6395

Oakwood Healthcare

Paula Rivera-Kerr

+1 313-791-4817


Jennifer Kuesel

+1 215 657 7010 Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Terry Armstrong

SOURCE Perot Systems Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Jewish Hospital & St. Marys Healthcare Select Perot Systems for Technology Services
2. Lutheran Senior Services Partners with Silverchair Learning Systems to Enhance Employee Training and Education
3. Heartline(R) Fitness Systems Named to Inc. Magazines Inaugural List of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S....
4. Plexus Systems Ranks in Top Third of the 2007 Inc. 5,000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 226%
5. Document Security Systems (Amex: DMC) Invites You to a Landmark Event
6. Flu Vaccinations Begin on September 29 Maxim Health Systems to Provide 24,000 Flu Shot Clinics Nationwide
7. AdCare Health Systems, Inc. Reports Discontinuation of Definitive Merger Agreement with Family Home Health Services, Inc.
8. Arbios Systems, Incs Q2/07 Analyst Review Issued by Scimitar Equity Research, Inc.
9. CAS Medical Systems, Inc. Awarded $2.8 Million Grant by National Institutes of Health
10. Jon R. Wampler Joins Portico Systems Board of Directors
11. Portico Systems to Share Provider Network Management Best Practices at Institute for International Research
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According ... at the recent 2015 American Dental Association meeting in Washington D.C. revolved around the ... protect a patient’s overall health. The talk stressed the link between periodontal disease (more ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The ... in America. As people age, more care is needed, especially with Alzheimer’s, dementia ... medical professionals are being overworked. The forgotten part of this equation: 80 percent ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... "When I was traveling, ... from Hillside, N.J. "Many people catch diseases simply from sitting on such dirty ... be protected from germs." , He developed the patent-pending QUDRATECS to eliminate the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set of 30 ... ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any FCPX production. ... Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ease of ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Intellitec ... Dynamics SL User Group (MSDSLUG). Recognized as Microsoft’s official group for end users ... Dynamics SL software users, partners, industry experts and representatives. Intellitec Solutions’ membership status ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015 Research ... addition of the "2016 Future Horizons and ... (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive ... --> --> ... analysis of the Italian therapeutic drug monitoring market, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015 ... the "Global Brain Monitoring Devices Market ... --> ) has announced the ... Devices Market 2015-2019" report to their ... ( ) has announced the addition ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015  The American Academy of Pediatrics ... and the March of Dimes cheered today,s signature ... Infants Act of 2015 (S.799), which takes ... born exposed to drugs, such as opioids, and ... all three organizations have worked together leading advocacy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: