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Eighteen CareTech Solutions Clients Named Most Wired Hospitals 2012

                                                              Two additional clients named Most Improved

(TROY, Mich. July 20, 2012) CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals announced today that 18 of the company’s clients are 2012 Most Wired Survey winners and two more were named Most Improved in the annual survey published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.  The nation’s Most Wired hospitals are leveraging the adoption and use of health IT to improve performance in a number of areas, according the survey.  

“Congratulations to our Most Wired Clients,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions.  “It takes a long-term commitment to excellence through the use of technology to be among the Most Wired hospitals in the country and CareTech Solutions is honored to be the IT partner of choice to help these hospitals improve their performance.”

CareTech’s 2012 Most Wired Clients
Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Schaumburg, Ill.
CentraState Healthcare System – Freehold, N.J.
Christ Hospital – Cincinnati, Ohio
Continuum Health Partners – New York
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center – Rochester, Mich.
Detroit Medical Center – Detroit, Mich.
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center – Greenville, S.C.
Gundersen Lutheran – La Crosse, Wis.
Inova Health System – Falls Church, Va.
Lehigh Valley Health Network – Allentown, Pa.
Martin Health System – Stuart, Fla.
Memorial Healthcare – Owosso, Mich.
Northern Michigan Regional Hospital – Petoskey, Mich.
Riverside Health System – Newport News, Va.
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center – Syracuse, N.Y.  
Saint Vincent Hospital – Worcester, Mass.

The Most Improved
Allegiance Health – Jackson, Mich.
Munson Medical Center – Traverse City, Mich.

The Most Wired—Small and Rural
Pocono Medical Center – East Stroudsburg, Pa. 
Samaritan Regional Health System – Ashland, Ohio  

The 2012 Innovator Award Finalists
Lehigh Valley Health Network – Allentown, Pa.    

About the AHA
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 40,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.  Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.  For more information, visit the AHA website at www.aha.org.

About the Most Wired Survey
The 2012 Most Wired Survey is conducted in cooperation with McKesson Corporation, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and the American Hospital Association.

About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions, Inc., an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals and health systems, creates value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services across the entire patient data lifecycle earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive) as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the ”2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software &  Services” report.

For more information, please visit www.caretech.com. 

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Media Contact: Anne Santori, APR
Public Relations Manager
CareTech Solutions
Office:  248-823-0908
Mobile: 248-312-8385
Email: anne.santori@caretech.com