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CareTech Solutions to Offer Structured Cabling Services for Hospital IT Systems Networking

Best Practices developed specifically for healthcare environment — lower costs and improve efficiency

Troy, Mich. – February 10, 2004 — CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) outsourcing company for hospitals and health systems, has announced it will offer structured cabling services for healthcare organization clients as part of its professional services segment. In addition to IT outsourcing, CareTech provides specialized on-demand services for healthcare customers, which will now include structured cabling. CareTech’s offering improves hospitals’ network and technical capabilities by connecting voice, data and wireless equipment and includes complete structure cabling system planning, coordination of planning and implementation, installation and ongoing support.

“As a technology organization with first-hand knowledge of a hospital’s unique facilities requirements, CareTech has been able to develop best practices for the cabling process that support an organization’s long-term strategic goals,” said James Giordano, president and chief executive officer for CareTech Solutions. “By leveraging CareTech’s process efficiencies garnered through our specialized healthcare experience, hospitals can ensure future technology investments are fully and efficiently utilized.”

CareTech has provided structured cabling system implementation and support projects for a number of healthcare organizations. Some recent engagements include:

  • North Oakland Medical Center – Pontiac, Mich.: While currently in the process of updating the hospital’s cabling solution with Cat 5e cable and devices, CareTech provided wireless connectivity in all patient areas, located and labeled all existing devices in the hospital and updated communication closets throughout the hospital with new cabling, racks and shelving for its own on-call structural cabling solution.
  • Crittenton Hospital Medical Center – Rochester, Mich.: CareTech provided an on-call structural cabling solution as part of an $80 million renovation for all departments of the 300+ bed medical center, including coordinating with the hospital’s IT department to remove or relocate cabling and devices for the relocating of departments during the renovation.

About CareTech Solutions, Inc.
CareTech Solutions Inc., an IT services outsourcing provider for hospitals and health systems, is committed to creating value for healthcare clients through customized, flexible information technology outsourcing solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. Based in Troy, MI, CareTech Solutions offers clients expert services in virtually every facet of information technology from implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations for hospitals nationally. For more information please visit: www.caretechsolutions.com.

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Kevin Sangsland
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Jody Meehan
CareTech Solutions, Inc.
(248) 233-3080
jmeehan@cts-mail.com