PLANO, Texas, Nov. 7 Perot Systems Corporation(NYSE: PER) (http://www.perotsystems.com) today announced that JJWild, acompany it acquired in August 2007, will fully transition its name to PerotSystems, completing an important milestone toward full integration. PerotSystems will now refer to the group as the MEDITECH Solutions Group whichreflects its ability to access the global information technology provider'sdeep healthcare solutions expertise to benefit hospitals utilizing MEDITECHproducts.
"Perot Systems has a longstanding reputation as the largest IT servicesprovider in healthcare, while the JJWild brand is synonymous with high-qualityMEDITECH optimization and support. We believe the new name leverages bothcompanies' strengths. The MEDITECH Solutions Group name is the culmination ofour respective organizations coming together to create healthcare's mostcapable and creative professional services team -- one that remains dedicatedto the MEDITECH marketplace," stated Chuck Lyles, President of Perot Systems'healthcare group.
The combined experience positions the MEDITECH Solutions Group to furtherleverage its application and technology expertise in support of its customersas they address the demands of today's patient safety and quality of careinitiatives. "We believe the breadth of offerings now available through theMEDITECH Solutions Group within Perot Systems is invaluable in helping ourcustomers respond to healthcare's increasingly complex requirements," statedHoward Messing, MEDITECH's President and COO.
"Combining JJWild's solid presence in the MEDITECH market with thestrengths of our brand and overall healthcare capabilities enables us tobetter serve the MEDITECH community," said Berk Smith, Executive VicePresident for Perot Systems' healthcare group and global leader of theMEDITECH Solutions Group within Perot Systems. "The acquisition has allowedus to broaden our offerings to include new products and services like MSiteMEDITECH Hosting Solution and expanding clinical transformation services.This, in addition to our long-standing offerings such as MEDITECH applicationoptimization, technology integration, and our JSite disaster recovery service,has enabled us to build a broad portfolio of offerings that will be extremelyvaluable for our MEDITECH clients," stated Smith.
For more information on the MEDITECH Solutions Group within Perot Systems,please visit http://www.perotsystems.com/meditech.
About Perot Systems
Perot Systems is a worldwide provider of information technology servicesand business solutions. Through its flexible and collaborative approach, PerotSystems integrates expertise from across the company to deliver customsolutions that enable clients to accelerate growth, streamline operations andcreate new levels of customer value. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, PerotSystems reported 2007 revenue of $2.6 billion. The company has more than23,000 associates located in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and AsiaPacific. Additional information on Perot Systems is available athttp://www.perotsystems.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject toknown and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results todiffer materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Forfactors that could affect our business and cause actual results to differmaterially, please refer to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal yearended December 31, 2007, as filed with the U.S. Securities and ExchangeCommission and available at http://www.sec.gov/, as updated in our QuarterlyReports on Form 10-Q filed after such Form 10-K, for additional informationregarding risk factors. We disclaim any intention or obligation to revise anyforward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, futuredevelopments, or otherwise.MEDIA CONTACT: PEROT SYSTEMS CORPORATION Jonathan Moss +1 972 577 6395 [email protected]
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