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CareTech Solutions Board of Directors Appoints New Chairman

Brian Connolly Elected during Annual Board of Directors Meeting

(Troy, Mich. June 26, 2013) CareTech Solutions (, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals, announced today the appointment of Brian Connolly, president and CEO, Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., as Chairman of CareTech Solutions’ board of directors. Connolly replaces Peter Karmanos, retired chairman of the board, Compuware Corporation.

“I’m delighted that Brian accepted the role of Chairman of CareTech Solutions’ board of directors,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. “As a long-time board member, Brian has contributed greatly to our success. His intimate knowledge of hospitals, combined with a strong passion for the power of information technology as an enabler of improved patient care, has been instrumental in the shaping of our service offerings. We are honored to have him serve as our board chair, and look forward to his stewardship as we take this business to the next level.”

CareTech Solutions is a privately-held company formed in 1998. It is governed by a six-person board with equal representation from its owners, Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR), Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., and Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS). Bob Paul, CEO of Compuware Corporation was also elected to the CareTech Solutions board, filling the open Compuware seat as a result of Karmanos’ retirement.

About CareTech Solutions

CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, creating value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 IT Partial Outsourcing as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respective annual Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report.

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