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CareTech Solutions Launches BoardNetTM Communications Portal Application for Hospital Boards of Directors

 Application Allows Hospital Board Members Secure Access to Operational Data and Enables Improved Board Relations via Secure Forums, Document Repositories and Group Calendars

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23, 2007 – CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today it has taken steps to bring hospital boards of directors closer to the operations of the hospitals they govern with the launch of its BoardNetTM application. BoardNetTM is a secure, permission-based communications portal for hospital boards of directors that allows board members secure Internet-based access to information critical to effective decision making. The announcement was made at the 2007 American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego, Calif.

“The strength of CareTech’s BoardNetTM application is its alignment to the way healthcare does business,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO of CareTech Solutions. “The BoardNetTM solution provides secure, up-to-the-minute access to hospitals’ critical operational information, creating an online boardroom to promote improved and more effective decision making among hospital board members and ensuring regulatory compliance.”

BoardNetTM provides hospital board members Internet-based access to critical information such as board packets, financial and other operational data, regulatory compliance issues and board-meeting minutes. BoardNetTM also enables improved communication among hospital board members using secure forums, document repositories and group calendars.

In addition, BoardNet’sTM template-driven interface requires only minutes of training, and secure, centralized access to data simplifies distribution and reduces printing and other administrative costs. The product’s tracking capabilities also help ensure regulatory compliance and reduce potential liabilities.

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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