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Fourteen CareTech Solutions’ Clients Named Most Wired 2011 Hospitals

                    Five Additional Clients Named Most Improved

(TROY, Mich. July 18, 2011) CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals announced today that fifteen of the company’s clients received 2011 Most Wired Survey Winners and five more were named Most Improved in the annual survey published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This year’s respondents completed 530 surveys, representing 1,388 hospitals or roughly 24 percent of all U.S. hospitals.

“Even before meaningful use our clients were embracing information technology as a means to improve patient care and the Most Wired survey results reflect the results of a long term commitment,” said Jim Giordano, CEO and president, CareTech Solutions.  “We are pleased to see so many of our client hospitals receive recognition for their commitment to technology and honored to be their partner.”

CareTech Solutions clients named Most Wired 2011
Bridgeport Hospital – Bridgeport, Conn.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Schaumburg, Ill.
Christ Hospital – Cincinnati, Ohio
Covenant Health – Knoxville, Tenn.
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center – Rochester, Mich.
Detroit Medical Center – Detroit, Mich.
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center – Greenville, S.C.
Greenwich Hospital – Greenwich, Conn.
Inova Health System – Falls Church, Va.
Lehigh Valley Health Network – Allentown, Pa.
Riverside Health System – Newport News, Va.
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center – Syracuse, N.Y.

CareTech Solutions clients named Most Wired – Small & Rural
Memorial Healthcare – Owosso, Mich.
Munson Medical Center – Traverse City, Mich.

CareTech Solutions clients named Most Improved 2011
Barnes-Jewish Hospital – St. Louis, Mo.
Central Maine Medical Center – Lewiston, Maine
Cooper University Hospital – Camden, N.J.
Gundersen Lutheran – La Crosse, Wis.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Little Rock, Ark.

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 42,000 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 2011 Most Wired Survey is conducted in cooperation with McKesson Corporation, HIT Exchange, 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 180 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 management services across the entire patient data lifecycle earning it the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive) as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software &  Professional Services report.

For more information, please visit www.caretech.com. 
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Media Contact:  Anne Santori, APR
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CareTech Solutions
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