FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Dr. Robert Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) business unit, number 12 in its annual ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, published in August. More than 414,000 nominations were submitted. Dr. Wah made his debut on the list along with other influential figures, such as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin.
“This ranking reflects the level of commitment Dr. Wah has to improving the nation’s healthcare with better information for better decisions,” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s NPS business unit. “We congratulate Dr. Wah on this recognition of his accomplishments. His level of expertise regarding health information systems greatly contributes to our efforts to bring innovative and effective solutions to our clients.”
Currently, Dr. Wah is leading CSC’s strategic health initiative to harness thought leadership and experience across the company’s public, commercial and global healthcare business lines. CSC created this initiative to further the company’s efforts to offer technology solutions that support the Obama Administration’s stimulus and healthcare reform legislation.
About CSC’s North American Public Sector
As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC’s government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 1, 2011. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.
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