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Roundtable Forum: Health Care Information Technology

SATISH K. TYAGI is a Managing Director with SG Cowen, responsible for the firm's research program focused on the Health Care Information Systems and Services sector. Previously, he was associated with Punk Siegel & Knoell and Jefferies & Company. Mr. Tyagi earned his Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Delhi and an M.B.A. in Finance from The Stern School of Business at New York University. He also earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta. Mr. Tyagi is married, has one child, and includes sailing and jazz among his personal interests. Profile
RAYMOND G. FALCI, Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., provides coverage of Healthcare Information Systems and Healthcare Distribution and is the only analyst in his sector named to Institutional Investor's All Star Team for the past four years, including twice being named to the number one ranking. Mr. Falci has over four years' experience at Bear, Stearns, and has previously worked at Piper Jaffray and Natwest Securities, continuously following this sector since 1994. Prior to working on Wall Street, Mr. Falci spent five years working in various sales, management and corporate development positions for ML Systems, a startup company in the technology industry. He has earned a Bachelor of Engineering from The Cooper Union, an MS in Engineering from Columbia University, and an MBA from The Wharton School. Profile
P. CHRISTIAN HESTER is an Executive Director with Warburg Dillon Read, responsible for coverage of healthcare information technology companies with a specific focus on healthcare-related Internet concerns. Prior to joining WDR, he spent seven years at Salomon Smith Barney as a Senior Analyst and later as Vice President in the firm's Healthcare Services Research Group covering healthcare services and information technology companies. Mr. Hester began his career as a member of Salomon Smith Barney's Healthcare Investment Banking Group. He received his Bachelor's degree in American History from Princeton University. Profile
TWST: Ray, will you start with a review of the performance of the

health care information technology stocks over the past six to 12


Mr. Falci: On a weighted basis through June 1,