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CareTech Solutions Executive to Conduct Presentation On “Putting HIM before EHR” at HIMSS Conference

 Conference Participants to Learn Steps in Preparing Health Information Management Systems and Processes to Support Electronic Medical Records Implementation

TROY, Mich., February 27, 2007 CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today that Leslie Mack, Senior Director of Health Information Management, will deliver a presentation entitled, “Putting HIM Before EHR” at the upcoming 2007 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in New Orleans. The presentation centers on hospitals assessing their HIM operations prior to an EHR implementation.

Mack is scheduled to deliver her presentation from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. CST on Wednesday, February 28 at the HIMSS Conference, to be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, located at 900 Convention Center Blvd. in New Orleans. Mack’s co-presenter is Bambi Rose, RHIT, Certification Manager with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology.

“At a time when hospitals are being asked to do more with less, this presentation is designed to help healthcare organizations get the most out of their EHR investments by first ensuring their health information management processes can effectively support EHR implementation,” said Mack.

At the conclusion of Mack’s presentation, attendees will be able to assess their HIM operations and identify process improvements needed before electronic health record (EHR) implementation, list the steps in EHR implementation, and recommend ways to evaluate internal capabilities and the need for outside assistance.

About CareTech Solutions, Inc.

CareTech Solutions, Inc., an information technology and health information management services provider for hospitals and health systems, is committed to creating value for clients through customized, flexible solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day operations, CareTech offers clients expert services across the entire patient data lifecycle.

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