Perot Systems Selected To Implement Health Information Systems In China

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Perot Systems Selected to Implement Health Information Systems in China

CHANGSHA, July 8 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

    Agreement Authorizes Company to Begin Healthcare IT Transformation of  

                               Hunan Province 

the Hunan Provincial Government of the People's Republic of China that will authorize the company to

provide IT consulting services for healthcare organizations and public health initiatives throughout the

Province. In collaboration with the Provincial Government and in alignment with the Chinese national

healthcare reform, the company was designated to begin the process of establishing the Regional Health

Information Platform of Hunan Province, starting in its capital city of Changsha.  The company will also

begin the transformation of healthcare information technology in multiple hospitals and other healthcare

organizations throughout the region immediately. 

    Ross Perot, Jr., Chairman of Perot Systems stated, "Providing excellent healthcare is critical issue

throughout the world, and I want to recognize and praise the leaders of Hunan Province for the progressive

stance they are taking. The use of health information technology and solutions will enhance care and create

a new standard for efficient delivery for the citizens of this province."

    Under terms of the agreement, Perot Systems will prepare to design, construct and implement the

Province's healthcare information exchange, network, which will include a regional HIT platform with

advanced infrastructure support, and electronic health records.

    "This agreement marks another major milestone for Perot Systems and the Hunan Province," said David

Miller, Perot Systems Managing Director for China. "It is recognition of Perot Systems expertise, not only in

the IT Technology domain, but our proven skills in clinical transformation. This transformational skill

provides the ability to integrate and apply IT into the daily operations of hospitals and clinics, resulting in

better care and patient experience as well as lower cost for the hospitals and healthcare providers. We are

delighted to take this next important step forward with the Hunan Provincial Government."

    Perot Systems has received multiple awards for its outstanding work in the healthcare industry.  Along

with its client, Northern Arizona Healthcare, the company received the 2009 Outsourcing Excellence Award

for "Best Interest Alignment" by the Everest Group and Forbes magazine.  In addition, Perot Systems was

ranked Best in KLAS for Clinical Implementation - Principal* and was also rated #1 for Clinical

Implementation Services.**

    "As a recognized IT leader that has anticipated the national healthcare reforms taking place in China and

the United States, Perot Systems provides innovative and responsive solutions to serve the healthcare

industry in both countries," commented Ben Zhou, M.D., Director for Perot Systems Healthcare China and

Asia Pacific. "Our ultimate mission in China is the transformation of healthcare to facilitate a healthy China

by providing our expertise and commitment to help the Chinese people as well as their healthcare


    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

    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, 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.

    * 2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services, 

December 2008

    ** Clinical Implementation Services report, April 2008

    Known throughout the healthcare industry for its stringent impartiality, KLAS helps healthcare providers

make informed technology decisions. *KLAS Confidential Information. (c) 2008 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All

rights reserved.





    Joe McNamara

    +1 972 577 6165

    Marvin Singleton

    +1 214 934-0470


    Ben Zhou, M.D.

    +86 189 0845 2866

    SOURCE:  Perot Systems Corporation

    CONTACT:  US-Global

              Joe McNamara



           or Marvin Singleton



           or China

              Ben Zhou, M.D.

              +86 189 0845 2866

           all of Perot Systems Corporation

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