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CareTech Solutions, Inc. and Garden City Hospital Sign Outsourcing Agreement

Five-year agreement designed to improve delivery of healthcare services to suburban hospital.

Southfield, Mich. – May 31, 2001 – CareTech Solutions, Inc., the healthcare subsidiary of Compuware Corporation, announces a five-year agreement with Garden City Hospital (GCH) for the outsourcing of the hospital’s information systems activities. CareTech Solutions will support and maintain the hospital’s data center operations, applications and voice information systems. In addition, CareTech Solutions will provide CIO services and technical resources for the development and implementation of the hospital’s strategic technology plan.

“We selected CareTech Solutions because of their extensive experience in the clinical and financial applications currently utilized throughout our organization,” stated Christopher J. Palazzolo, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Garden City Hospital. “Clearly, we look to CareTech Solutions to facilitate our attainment of information technology (IT) objectives designed to enable various strategic initiatives.”

The five-year outsourcing agreement, which further strengthens CareTech’s client portfolio, becomes effective June 10, 2001. The agreement, designed to meet Garden City Hospital’s unique requirements, requires CareTech Solutions to achieve the following specific economic and service level performance objectives set forth by Garden City Hospital.
• Contain costs and provide cost savings
• Improve service levels
• Facilitate physician connectivity
• Implement the hospital’s Enterprise Strategic Plan

CareTech Solutions currently employs full-time healthcare Information Technology professionals and has access to a large, flexible pool of resources from our existing business partners. CareTech Solutions will leverage its resources and relationships to establish an environment of cooperation with an emphasis on improving Garden City Hospital’s service levels.

About CareTech Solutions, Inc.
CareTech Solutions, the leader in healthcare information technology outsourcing, delivers the innovative solutions and services necessary to manage healthcare organizations’ IT investment. Working with healthcare providers, CareTech Solutions develops and implements information technology business solutions that result in measurable improved IT performance and reduced business costs. For additional information regarding CareTech Solutions, contact the corporate offices in Southfield, Michigan at 248.233.3080 or visit its web site at www.caretechsolutions.com.

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Philip J. Spinelli
Vice President
Sales and Marketing
CareTech Solutions, Inc.
248.233.3080