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Apr 12, 2008, 01.12 PM IST
Perot Systems & Harvard Pilgrim extend IT & Business Process Services Relationship. Perot Systems will operate and support Harvard Pilgrim’s information technology infrastructure, business applications, and administrative business operations.
Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care today announced that they have extended their IT and Business Process Services Relationship through 2021.
Under this new 13-year, $1 billion contract, Harvard Pilgrim will realize approximately $150 million of administrative cost savings over the life of the agreement through the consolidation and leveraging of technology, administrative functions and redesign of administrative operations. Perot Systems will operate and support Harvard Pilgrim’s information technology infrastructure, business applications, and administrative business operations.
“We are committed to helping Harvard Pilgrim to continue building upon their distinguished record of success,” said Peter Altabef, president and CEO for Perot Systems. “Their dedication to the consumers of Healthcare reinforces the reasons why they are our nation’s top health plan. We are pleased to have this opportunity to work with Harvard Pilgrim on this important and mutually beneficial initiative.”
For three years in a row, Harvard Pilgrim has been ranked as the #1 health care plan in
“Over eight years ago, Harvard Pilgrim turned to Perot Systems because of their reputation for being the leading Healthcare IT service provider. Since that time, we have relied on Perot Systems to help us successfully improve our level of customer service and increase operational efficiencies,” said Charles D Baker, CEO of Harvard Pilgrim. “They have earned our trust and because of their hard work, awarding this contract extension was an easy decision.”
Perot Systems is one of the largest providers of consulting, business process, and technology-based solutions for the healthcare industry. Perot Systems is rated as the #1 IT vendor by both healthcare provider & payer clients in the Blackbook of Outsourcing’s Healthcare Industry client survey. Additionally, Perot Systems ranks first in Modern Healthcare’s Annual Outsourcing list of top information systems contractors. With more than 100 managed care relationships including IT, claims administration and business process support for seven of the top ten health plans, Perot Systems is committed to transforming the Healthcare IT industry by providing innovative solutions and implementing the latest processes and technologies in order to achieve measurable, sustainable results.
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Tags: Perot Systems, Pilgrim Health Care , IT, cost savings, technology, administrative operations, Peter Altabef, health plan, Charles D Baker, IT vendor, healthcare provider, National Committee for Quality Assurance
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