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CareTech Solutions, Inc. and Yampa Valley Medical Center Sign IT Outsourcing Agreement

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – January 9, 2002 – CareTech Solutions, Inc., the healthcare affiliate of Compuware Corporation, announced a five-year Information Technology (IT) outsourcing agreement with Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) effective January 7, 2002. The outsourcing contract with the medical center in Steamboat Springs, Colorado expands CareTech Solutions’ market to include western states.

CareTech Solutions will support and maintain YVMC’s data center operations, applications and voice information systems; facilitate physician connectivity; and provide CIO services and technical resources for the development and implementation of the medical center’s strategic technology plan.

“We are very pleased to be associating with CareTech Solutions,” said Karl Gills, Chief Executive Officer of YVMC. “I think that they will be able to assist us in our long-term objectives for enhancing our information technology services within our organization and with our physicians.”

CareTech Solutions employs full-time healthcare IT professionals and has access to a large flexible pool of resources from its business partners. CareTech Solutions will leverage its resources and relationships to establish an environment of cooperation with an emphasis on improving YVMC’s service levels.

“We are thrilled to add YVMC to our client base. This contract strengthens CareTech Solutions’ commitment to the rural market and continues to enhance our unique service offerings to our rural clients,” said Philip Spinelli, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, CareTech Solutions, Inc.

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.

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