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CareTech Solutions to Present Annual Customer Award

Troy, Mich., April 9, 2015CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition from April 12-16 in Chicago (at booth #7819).

CareTech will showcase its signature solutions in its interactive, glass box booth. Company experts will be available to answer questions about the core IT services needed to fuel healthcare transformation strategies:

  • Data Center Services: Support evolving technology today… to the cloud or beyond
  • IT Monitoring: Manage a seamless end user experience and provide measurable business results
  • Service Desk and Patient Portal: Satisfy users’ increasing needs, expectations and support system adoption
  • Legacy Decommissioning: Ensure historical patient data is secure and easily accessible
  • Provisioning and Security: Streamline clearances and access rights for a hospital’s day-to-day operations

A CareTech Solutions customer, Oakwood Healthcare, was selected to speak live at HIMSS15 to discuss security monitoring. Jeff Kopec, MS, CISSP, Cyber Security Architect of  Oakwood Healthcare, and Jeff Bell, Director of IT Security and Risk Services at CareTech Solutions, will present on the “Role of Security Monitoring and SIEM in Risk Management,” Tuesday, April 14 at 1–2 p.m. CT in room S406. Bell will also present earlier that day on “How to Avoid Being a Victim of Cybercrime: Addressing Your Organization’s Cyber Risks Head-on,” Tuesday, April 14 at 10–10:30 a.m. CT in the Cybersecurity Command Center.

Additionally, another CareTech Solutions customer was selected for an on-demand session (ID OD3): “A Tale of Two Help Desks,” presented by Deborah Contrella, director of information technology, of Johns Hopkins University and Medicine and Karl Graham, chief information officer, client services, of CareTech Solutions. Session registration is available online until July 12 for continuing education credits.

For the eighth consecutive year, CareTech Solutions will also present this year’s Rising Star Award winners, recognizing clients who exemplify leadership in using information technology as a strategic advantage for their organizations. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Advantage Care Physicians, Adventist Healthcare, Central Maine Healthcare, Covenant Care, Dignity Health, DMC, Holy Family Memorial, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Mount Sinai Health Systems, Prime Healthcare Garden City Hospital, St. John’s Providence and St. Luke’s Health System.

“We are proud to recognize our clients who have exemplified a commitment to leveraging IT to improve workflows and ultimately the patient care experience,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO of CareTech Solutions. “These provider organizations are addressing unique business challenges, and we look forward to honoring them with our Rising Star Award.”

To learn more about CareTech Solutions, visit booth #7819 at HIMSS15 from April 12-16 in Chicago.

About CareTech Solutions

CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems. CareTech’s more than 1,400 U.S.-based professionals create value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving the patient experience while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 and 2013 IT Partial Outsourcing Award as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respected annual “Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report. Learn more about CareTech Solutions at