|[March 04, 2013]
Hospital IT Accomplishments Honored by CareTech Solutions at HIMSS13
NEW ORLEANS --(Business Wire)--
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 (News - Alert), 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, Colo. - Upgraded to Meditech 6.0,
deployed CPOE and brought up the CareTech Service Desk during a six
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, Freehod, 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 (News - Alert), 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 (News - Alert), 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
Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio - Completed Meditech 6.0
implementation utilizing CareTech's Command Center to streamline the
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
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.
For more information, please visit www.caretech.com.
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