Hospital Launches Significant Web Initiatives to Further Enhance Patient Care Services
(TROY, Mich., August 9, 2011) CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals, announced today that St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York selected its content management system (CMS), CareWorks™ as the foundation for the hospital’s new public website, mobile website and Intranet.
“After an extensive review of healthcare Web content management systems, we found CareWorks to be the most robust offering, with the features and functionality we need to enhance our Web communications with patients, the community and employees,” said Chuck Fennell, vice president for Information Services/Chief Information Officer for St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. “In addition to the easy-to-use CMS and self-service modules, CareTech also includes 24x7x365 help desk support and website hosting from one its exclusively-endorsed American Hospital Association data centers.”
CareWorks’ CMS includes a series of add-on modules, including the most popular: physician finder, class-registration interfaces, a newsletter engine, online giving and donations, e-greeting cards, and more.
About St. Joseph Hospital Health Center
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center (www.sjhsyr.org) is a non-profit, 431-bed hospital and health care network providing services to patients from Onondaga and 15 surrounding counties. Through prevention programs and the latest diagnostic treatment procedures, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center works with patients to achieve optimum long-term health. A 10-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice award, St. Joseph’s is designated a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the highest honor bestowed on a hospital for nursing care. Affiliated with Franciscan Companies, St. Joseph’s is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis.
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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Anne Santori, APR
Public Relations Manager
Office: 248 -823-0908