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Samaritan Regional Health System Selects CareTech Solutions as IT Outsourcing Partner

Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:45am
The Associated Press

TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2012-- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 200 hospitals announced today that the company has been selected by Samaritan Regional Health System (SRHS) in Ashland, OH as its IT partner, entering into a multi-year contract to provide comprehensive hospital IT services for the 55-staffed bed acute care facility.

"Samaritan Regional Health System chose CareTech Solutions' because we needed a strong IT partner that understands hospitals and they came highly recommended," said Danny Boggs, CEO, Samaritan Regional Health Systems. "We're counting on CareTech to elevate SRHS' information technology performance through its strong strategic IT leadership and robust day-to-day operational excellence." About Samaritan Regional Health System Samaritan Regional Health System will be celebrating 100 years of service to Ashland County Ohio's communities on May 12, 2012. The system consists of Samaritan Hospital, the Kettering Health Center, the Samaritan Professional Corporation, and the Samaritan Foundation.

Samaritan Regional Health provides an extensive line of service within Ashland County, including Emergency Services, Inpatient Medical and Surgical Care, Intensive Care, Outpatient Diagnostic Services, Outpatient Surgery, and Rehabilitative Therapies. The Samaritan Professional Corporation includes 20 physicians and 3 physician extenders, and includes Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, General Surgery, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Pulmonology, and OB/GYN. Samaritan is known for being a Center of Excellence for Orthopedic Joint Replacements; and was just named as one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals for 2012.

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.

For more information, please visit www.caretech.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: CareTech Solutions Anne Santori, APR Public Relations Manager Office: 248-823-0908 Mobile: 248-312-8385 Email:anne.santori@caretech.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MICHIGAN OHIO INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH HOSPITALS OTHER HEALTH MANAGED CARE SOURCE: CareTech Solutions Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 05/02/2012 01:42 PM/DISC: 05/02/2012 01:42 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120502006442/

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