Healthcare provider to expand relationship with healthcare technology solutions provider
PLANO, Texas, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Christ Hospital (TCH) and Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) (www.perotsystems.com) today announced an agreement in which Perot Systems will provide revenue cycle services to the Cincinnati-based healthcare provider. The multi-year agreement continues TCH's current relationship where Perot Systems' Revenue Cycle Solutions team will provide billing, follow-up and certain customer service functions.
"We are very excited about our opportunity to grow with the help of Perot Systems," said Susan Croushore, President and CEO of The Christ Hospital. "Perot Systems was originally brought in to assist with keeping our Accounts Receivable (A/R) current during a major system conversion. They kept cash stable and A/R down during the conversion."
"With this new agreement, Perot Systems will enable The Christ Hospital to continue to do what they do best - provide outstanding patient care," said Chuck Lyles, president of Perot Systems' healthcare group. "Our team of Revenue Cycle specialists will bring efficiencies and advanced technologies to their Revenue Cycle process to help maintain a consistent cash flow for The Christ Hospital."
Perot Systems Revenue Cycle Solutions team provides the following solutions for clients: customized onsite revenue cycle solutions, revenue cycle outsourcing, health information management (HIM) solutions, as well as extended business office (EBO) solutions.
About The Christ Hospital
The Christ Hospital is a 555-bed, not-for-profit acute care facility, offering services in cardiovascular care, spine treatment, women's health, major surgery, cancer, behavioral medicine, orthopedics, emergency care, kidney transplant and others. The hospital also offers The Christ Hospital Medical Associates, a primary care physician practice with several office locations throughout the Tristate. The Christ Hospital is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top hospitals, and has been named Cincinnati's Most Preferred Hospital for 13 consecutive years by National Research Corporation (NRC). For more information about The Christ Hospital, visit www.TheChristHospital.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 2008 revenue of $2.8 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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