Podcast: 'Healthcare knowledge management in the 21st century'
PLANO, Texas, Aug. 17,2006 -- Healthcare industry studies find that medical literature doubles every 19 years and more than 2 million facts are needed to practice medicine. Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) explores the challenges of establishing methods to manage this influx of new knowledge while transforming data into meaningful decision support in its fourth Healthcare Tech and the World podcast "Knowledge Management in the 21st Century."
As healthcare moves toward evidence-based medicine, a physician's success will increasingly be dependent on how well advanced clinical decision support is applied to the practice of medicine. What measures are providers taking to deliver meaningful decision support that improves both the quality of care for patients and the quality of life for clinicians? Dr. Tonya Hongsermeier, Partners Healthcare System director of clinical knowledge management, shares her insights into the motivations that have driven Partners to build one of the most advanced knowledge management systems in the world.
What: Healthcare Tech and the World: Knowledge Management in the 21st Century
Who: Dr. Tonya Hongsermeier, Director of Clinical Knowledge Management, Partners Healthcare System, www.partners.org
When: The podcast will be available for download on August 17, 2006
"Healthcare Tech and the World" is a unique digital audio series that brings healthcare leaders and the media a fresh perspective on technology innovations from industry experts around the world. Podcasts in the series can be downloaded at http://perotsystems.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=pageF .
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 2005 revenue of $2.0 billion. The company has more than 18,000 associates located in North America, Europe, and Asia. Additional information on Perot Systems is available at http://www.perotsystems.com .
Contact: Sharon Lakes Perot Systems Corporation 972 577 6012 firstname.lastname@example.org NORTH AMERICA Joe McNamara Director, Corporate Communications Phone: +1 972 577 6165 Joe.McNamara@ps.net
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