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CareTech Solutions Selects Karen Gray to Lead Human Resources Department

Gray to direct recruiting, planning, implementation of human resources programs for healthcare information technology and health information management outsourcing company

Troy, Mich. — January 18, 2005 — CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) outsourcing company for hospitals and health systems, today announced that Karen Gray has been named director of the company’s human resources (HR) department. Based in Troy, Mich., Gray will lead recruiting activities and HR planning, development and implementation for CareTech’s network of over 700 employees.

“Hospitals are increasingly partnering with outsourcing firms like CareTech to leverage their technology investments in a manner that contributes to both the clinical care and financial aspects of their business,” stated James Giordano, president and CEO of CareTech Solutions. “Under Karen’s direction, CareTech will continue to recruit and retain talented individuals with the requisite IT and healthcare industry expertise, ensuring the excellent service delivery our clients have come to expect.”

Gray brings more than 15 years of human resources experience to CareTech. She most recently served as senior employment practices manager for Novi, Mich.-based AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, where she managed employee relation issues across five states and provided coaching and direction to the company’s management team to address and resolve issues, concerns and development of staff.

Gray holds a M.A. in organizational management from the University of Phoenix, and a B.A. in human resources and organizational development from Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). Gray currently resides in Southfield, Mich.

“I am delighted to take on the challenge of leading CareTech’s human resources programs,” said Director Karen Gray. “Our client hospitals count on CareTech to secure the IT and HIM personnel that can help them achieve their strategic objectives and I look forward to leveraging CareTech’s assets toward their success.”

About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions Inc., an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) outsourcing provider for hospitals and health systems, is committed to creating value for healthcare clients through customized, flexible 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 and HIM operations for hospitals nationally. For more information please visit: www.caretechsolutions.com.

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Jody Meehan
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