A Podcast from Perot Systems on the Role of Information Technology in Improving Healthcare
PLANO, Texas, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Edition 1
Perot Systems (NYSE: PER) (www.perotsystems.com) launches a new series of podcasts with its Chief Medical Officer, Harry Greenspun. This edition of "Looking Forward" is a conversation between Dr. Greenspun and John Kelliher of Marwood Group. Mr. Kelliher provides insight into the anticipated direction President-elect Obama will take with regard to healthcare policy in the coming year.
The following quotes from John Kelliher are highlights of the podcast:
On how the economic challenges will distract the administration from healthcare reform: "The deficits and the attempts to deal with the financial sector crisis will distract Congress and the Obama administration away from healthcare. We saw this with the Clinton administration. . .and I think this will happen again," commented Mr. Kelliher.
On what general healthcare reform could look like: "In the state of Massachusetts we have a very good example of the general themes of what they would be attempting to do. . .Unlike Clinton, rather than trying to completely change the delivery system for healthcare. . .they really look to use the existing structure with added carrots and sticks, to take little bits and chunks out of the number of uninsured," stated Mr. Kelliher.
Information about John Kelliher of Marwood Group: John Kelliher is a Senior Vice President at Marwood Group, a healthcare advisory and financial services firm. He has significant experience in government and politics including service as Chief Counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means. While on the committee he was responsible for managing the legislative process and acted as the primary advisor to Committee Chairman Bill Thomas. During his tenure, significant legislation was enacted including the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
Information about Dr. Harry Greenspun: Dr. Harry Greenspun is the Chief Medical Officer for Perot Systems Healthcare Group. He is a nationally recognized physician executive who, as a member of the company's Healthcare Leadership Team, provides strategic direction to drive technological improvements in clinical care. Additionally, his position as a thought leader in the healthcare industry enables him to communicate Perot Systems' market-leading healthcare transformation capabilities. For more information about Dr. Greenspun, go to http://www.perotsystems.com/MediaRoom/Speakers/People/Harry_Greenspun
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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Host: Dr. Harry Greenspun, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Perot Systems Guest: John Kelliher, Senior Vice President for Marwood Group What: "Looking Forward: Perspectives on Healthcare and IT" - a podcast hosted by Dr. Harry Greenspun, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Perot Systems Healthcare Group When: This podcast will be available for download on December 5 2008 Where: http://www.perotsystems.com/MediaRoom/Podcasts?s=65&item=68 Contact: Jonathan Moss +1 972-577-6395 email@example.com
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