Perot Systems Webinar: An Industry Perspective on the HIT Standards Committee's Framework for 'Meaningful Use'

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PLANO, Texas, July 21 Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONCHIT) Standards Committee will release its draft standards for "meaningful use." Details about "meaningful use" have been highly anticipated by leaders in the healthcare industry, and in an effort to keep healthcare leaders informed, Perot Systems will host a webinar on Thursday, July 23rd to provide an industry perspective on the committee's framework. It is critical that healthcare leaders understand the impact that this standard will have on electronic health record (EHR) implementations, anticipated incentive payments and improvements in the quality, safety and cost of healthcare. Perot Systems, a global leader in healthcare IT solutions, has dedicated significant resources to analyze and track the healthcare landscape that is being shaped in Washington, D.C. and throughout the industry. For additional information on this topic, please visit www.perotsystems.com/insights.

In this webinar, you will be provided with:

Hosted by: Dr. Harry Greenspun, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Perot Systems healthcare group

When: Thursday, July 23, 1 - 2 p.m. Central time

To register: Go to www.perotsystems.com/insights.

Perot Systems Corporation: US Healthcare IT Services Industry Leader

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/.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. For factors that could affect our business and cause actual results to differ materially, please refer to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and available at http://www.sec.gov/, as updated in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed after such Form 10-K, for additional information regarding risk factors. We disclaim any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments, or otherwise.

SOURCE: Perot Systems Corporation

-- A description of the standards and implementation framework that will guide the process for the development and adoption of health information technology -- Recommended next steps for healthcare leaders responsible for Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and health IT implementation -- A discussion on the advantages and disadvantages for early and late adopters

SOURCE Perot Systems Corporation


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