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CareTech Solutions Named a Finalist in Outsourcing Center’s 2007 Outsourcing Excellence Awards, Sponsored by Everest Group and Forbes

Healthcare Information Technology Service Provider Nominated for Extensive Array of IT Outsourcing Services Provided to The Detroit Institute for Children

TROY, Mich., May 14, 2007 – CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today that it has been named a finalist in the Outsourcing Center’s 2007 Outsourcing Excellence Awards Program, sponsored by Everest Group and Forbes Magazine.

CareTech Solutions was nominated for the award by its client, The Detroit Institute for Children (TDIC), for its work in providing comprehensive IT outsourcing solutions to TDIC, including help desk, data center, network, application and desktop services. TDIC has been a CareTech Solutions’ client since April 2005.

“Through our partnership with CareTech, The Detroit Institute for Children has gained access to the additional resources, economies of scale, advanced technologies and best practices needed to help TDIC achieve its strategic goals,” said Mike Wooley, Chief Executive Officer of TDIC. “As a result of this partnership, we’ve been able to accelerate our IT initiatives, experience improvements in patient and physician satisfaction while also realizing a reduction in costs.”

CareTech Solutions was also recognized for conducting a smooth transition and leveraging its IT investment to provide TDIC with access to CareTech’s shared services and highly-skilled technical staff. CareTech Solutions continues to build its relationship with the TDIC team by participating in or sponsoring several of TDIC’s outreach events that support the institute’s patients.

“CareTech Solutions is honored to have attained finalist status in the 2007 Outsourcing Excellence Awards competition,” said James Giordano, president and CEO of CareTech Solutions. “I thank The Detroit Institute for Children for its nomination, and its confidence and trust as we’ve worked together to achieve efficiencies and innovation through technology.”

The Outsourcing Excellence Awards program evaluates all nominated outsourcing relationships and publicly honors the seven most outstanding. Winners will receive their awards at the Oscars of Outsourcing ceremony in New York.

About The Detroit Institute for Children

The Detroit Institute for Children is a leading center of excellence providing comprehensive and multi-disciplinary care for children and young adults with chronic disabilities. The Institute offers a comprehensive array of more than 25 services and programs that provide a continuum of care for children and young adults with physical, neurological or developmental disabilities. Child and family expectations are exceeded through evaluation, treatment, education, research and development provided within an integrated regional network.

For more information please visit: www.detroitchildren.org

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.

Information Technology services – Health Information Management – Revenue Cycle services – Web Products and Services – CableCare™ structured cabling and wiring

For more information please visit: www.caretechsolutions.com

CONTACT:

Jody Meehan

CareTech Solutions                                        

(248) 823-0900                                              

jody.meehan@caretechsolutions.com            

 

Todd Krieger

Airfoil Public Relations

(248) 304-1427

krieger@airfoilpr.com