“Atos Consulting appoints a new Partner to join the Healthcare Team”
London, 11 July 2007
Atos Consulting, the business consulting arm of Atos Origin, today announced the appointment of a new partner, Sunil Patel, to join its healthcare team. Sunil will focus on developing business opportunities with the Department of Health, the NHS and private healthcare organisations.
Sunil joins from Accenture where in his most recent role as lead partner responsible for Government Health across UK and Ireland, he developed their Health Strategy and shaped the Patient Centred Connected Health vision. He was also responsible for leading the Electronic Health Records Team across Europe. During his 17 years at Accenture, Sunil worked on a number of high profile projects across the NHS and Government agencies as well as for some of the leading global pharmaceutical companies.
“Having watched from the outside how Atos Origin has developed and grown its healthcare division, now known as Atos Healthcare, I am delighted to be joining this outstanding team of healthcare consultants, technology experts and medical professionals,” commented Sunil. “I believe that the company through its unique offering of consulting, technology and healthcare services is well positioned in the UK marketplace and I am looking forward to working with our clients to help improve the quality of patient care.”
“I am delighted to welcome Sunil to the Atos Consulting team,” said Mike Hobday, senior vice president, Atos Consulting. “His appointment further strengthens our Healthcare Practice demonstrating our commitment to this important and growing market. His experience and knowledge will be a great asset to our team which provides strategic support to private and public sector organizations working to improve how healthcare services are delivered in the UK.”
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.4 billion and it employs over 50,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.
About Atos Healthcare
Atos Healthcare, a division of Atos Origin, combines the Company's international expertise in consulting, technology and healthcare to improve the way care is delivered. Services range from change management, procurement, hosting and software development, through to disability assessments, occupational health and front line primary care. Atos Healthcare globally has over 4000 employees including more than 500 medical professionals. For more information visit: www.atoshealthcare.com
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