PLANO, Texas, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) and Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) today announced an agreement in which Perot Systems will implement advanced technology solutions to serve as a catalyst for business growth. Through this agreement, Perot Systems will help SCA improve support for its more than 2,000 physician partners and 130 outpatient surgery centers and surgical hospitals across the country. Perot Systems' services will include: strategic application assessment and advisory services, application and infrastructure support, network design and administration, service desk operation, as well as hosting for SCA's corporate computing and telecommunications environment.
"Perot Systems is confident that our world-class team of healthcare IT personnel, combined with the implementation of advanced technology solutions, will assist Surgical Care Affiliates achieve a new level of customer service and increase its competitive advantage in the marketplace. We are very excited about the opportunity to work with SCA," said Chuck Lyles, President of Perot Systems Healthcare group.
"We chose Perot Systems because they are the market leader with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry. They are trusted in the marketplace, and we know that we can rely on them to do more than just replicate our current environment. They will bring innovation and best practices into our processes, and as a result we can focus on doing what it takes to satisfy our customers" said Richard Stec, Senior Vice President of Information Technology for SCA.
About Surgical Care Affiliates
Surgical Care Affiliates, with its affiliated physicians and partners, is committed to delivering high quality surgical services to ensure a superior patient experience and clinical outcomes. One of the nation's largest providers of specialty surgical services, SCA operates more than 130 ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals across the country with approximately 4,200 full-time equivalent employees and approximately 2,000 physician partners. For more information on SCA, visit http://www.scasurgery.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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