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Hospital IT Accomplishments Honored by CareTech Solutions at HIMSS13

(New Orleans, La. March 4, 2013) CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals will honor 13 health system clients at the annual Rising Star Award program taking place on Monday, March 4 at 1 p.m. CST in the company’s exhibit booth (#1911) at HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans. The Rising Star Award was established in 2008 to recognize clients who exemplify leadership in using information technology as a strategic advantage for their healthcare organization.

“The Rising Star Award recognizes hospitals that undertook significant IT initiatives in 2012 to advance the quality of patient care and deliver improved business results,” said Jim Giordano, CEO and president, CareTech Solutions. “CareTech is honored to work with these hospitals to make their IT and Web, available, reliable tools for patients and providers.”

This year’s Rising Star Award honors go to:

Barnabas Health System, West Orange, N. J. – With the help of Command Center support services and Service Desk, the hospital implemented Cerner with a high level of end user satisfaction.

Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder Co. – Upgraded to Meditech 6.0, deployed CPOE and brought up the CareTech Service Desk during a six month period.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, nationwide – With the help of CareTech Service Desk reporting, the hospital system is embracing a true metric-based approach to improving end user satisfaction.

CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, N.J. – Launched a new website and full mobile site in five weeks; just in time to utilize the website to communicate during Hurricane Sandy.

Central Maine Healthcare, Lewiston, Maine – Implemented an EMR upgrade to Cerner, implemented Lawson, Allscripts and a physician portal enabling the healthcare system to retire all legacy systems.

Continuum Health Partners, New York  N.Y. – Committed to improving IT end-user satisfaction by implementing CareTech’s Pulse, healthcare IT monitoring services that will detect and alert service degradation before the end user is impacted.

Holy Family Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc, Wis. – The small and rural hospital is using IT as an enabler to improve the patient home care experience.

Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio – Completed Meditech 6.0 implementation utilizing CareTech’s Command Center to streamline the implementation process.

Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb. – With 24/7 support from CareTech’s Command Center the health system successfully completed the go-live of its Epic system.

Oakwood Healthcare System, Dearborn, Mich. – Receives CareTech’s Innovative Thinker Rising Star Award for its undertaking of a complicated and ultimately successful, Epic implementation with more than 500 people involved including a noteworthy Security Automation project. 

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center, Alamosa, Colo. – Implemented the ambulatory system, Practice Partner in four months in order to meet Meaningful Use in its clinical practices.

Sibley Memorial Hospital,(a member of Johns Hopkins medicine) Washington, D.C. – Moved to a new data center to provide a more reliable information technology infrastructure and establish a more effective IT disaster recovery solution. 

Wheaton Medical Center, Wheaton, Ill. – Implemented an advanced Physician Finder application and has one of the most advanced implementations of consistent branding across all Web mediums.

About CareTech Solutions

CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals and health systems, creating 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 earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 IT Partial Outsourcing as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respective annual Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report.

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