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Walsh College Receives Innovation Award for Identify Theft Prevention Program

Comprehensive program increases security awareness for long-term impact

TROY, Mich., July 31, 2012 – CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals announced today that the company’s IT services client, Walsh College, received the 2012 Innovation Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  The award honors the college’s efforts in social engineering awareness and data loss prevention.

“Congratulations to Walsh College for their commitment to protecting student’s confidential and sensitive information (CSI),” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. “As their IT partner, CareTech Solutions is pleased to see the college take their information security efforts beyond the technical approach to evaluate the role that human interaction plays in information security preparedness.”

Walsh College
Walsh College (www.walshcollege.edu) is a private, non-profit, upper-division all-business college where 4,500 students study for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as professional certificates. The College offers courses at two campuses, three southeast Michigan university centers, and online. Faculty members integrate application and theory to prepare students for successful corporate and entrepreneurial careers, and employers value and seek out Walsh graduates for their practical business education. Walsh cultivates student and alumni entrepreneurs through the Blackstone LaunchPad and furthers education among the business community through The Walsh Institute.

Celebrating 90 years of business education, Walsh College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456). Specific degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE, www.iacbe.org).

 

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.

 

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