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Oakwood Health System Signs Consulting Contract with CareTech Solutions, Inc.

Southfield, MI – October 23, 2000 – Oakwood Health System signed a consulting contract with CareTech Solutions for its PeopleSoft Coordinator project. The 19-month contract is valued at $304,000. PeopleSoft is used for finance, payroll, human resources and supply chain management.

“This consulting engagement will leverage Oakwood’s investment in PeopleSoft,” said Rich Pierzynski, CareTech Solutions Healthcare Management Consultant. “It maximizes the use of PeopleSoft’s delivered functionality and process flows.”

According to Pierzynski, the project should result in long-term cost-savings and increased productivity for Oakwood Health Systems.

About CareTech Solutions, Inc.
CareTech Solutions, the leader in healthcare information technology outsourcing, delivers the innovative solutions and services necessary to manage healthcare organizations’ IT investment.

Working with healthcare providers, CareTech Solutions develops and implements information technology business solutions that result in measurable improved IT performance and reduced business costs. For additional information regarding CareTech Solutions, contact the corporate offices in Southfield, Michigan at 248.233.3080 or visit its web site at www.caretechsolutions.com.

About Oakwood Health System
Oakwood Healthcare System is a comprehensive regional network of hospitals, healthcare centers, skilled nursing centers and related healthcare facilities. Oakwood has a medical staff of more than 1,200 doctors and provides services to more than 1.2 million people in 35 southeastern Michigan communities.

Oakwood’s specialty series include women’s and children’s health (including high-risk obstetrics and neonatal care), geriatrics, emergency care, cancer care and cardiology. Oakwood was named one of the top 100 cardiology programs in the national for two consecutive years.

Oakwood is affiliated with the schools of medicine at Wayne State University and the University of Michigan, and is a member of the University of Michigan Cancer Center Network. With more than 9,000 associates, Oakwood is the second largest employer in suburban Wayne County.

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Philip J. Spinelli
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Sales and Marketing
CareTech Solutions, Inc.
248.233.3080