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Perot Goes Wild With Acquisition

August 13, 2007
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Plano, Texas-based Perot Systems Corporation is acquiring Canton, Mass.-based JJWild Inc., a provider of integrated healthcare delivery solutions for organizations using the Meditech Healthcare Information System, for $89 million.

According to Perot, the acquisition adds to the capabilities of the company's Meditech Solution Center, enabling it to expand and enhance its Meditech service offerings to serve a broader range of hospitals.

Following the acquisition, all JJWild associates will join Perot Systems. The addition of JJWild's application consultants and technology specialists will allow the company to offer services ranging from technology design and implementation to hosting and support of Meditech applications, according to Perot.



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