AHA Center for Healthcare Governance Selects CareTech Solutions and San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center to Share IT Governance Case Study at Fall Symposium

Sep 12, 2011, 11:47 ET from CareTech Solutions

TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals announced today that the American Hospital Association (AHA) Center for Healthcare Governance has selected the company along with its client, San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center (SLVRMC), to present Building a Foundation for Hospital Information Technology Success at its annual Fall Symposium taking place in Boston, Mass., Sept. 11 - 14. Presenting on behalf of SLVRMC is the hospital's CEO, Russ Johnson along with Jim Deren, director of Strategic Planning for CareTech Solutions.

"San Luis Regional Medical Center is an excellent example of the power of partnership between a hospital and CareTech Solutions," said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. "In less than a year, the hospital has made significant progress with its IT in large part due to its commitment to following an IT governance process. I'm confident symposium attendees, including hospital trustees, will greatly benefit from the story, and will have valuable information to take back to their hospital board of directors."

About San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center

SLV Regional Medical Center (SLVRMC) is the largest and most comprehensive health care provider in the San Luis Valley, serving six rural counties with a population of more than 45,000. The hospital has 49 licensed beds and three operating rooms. An employed provider staff of more than 45 physicians and allied health professionals provides general and specialized care in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehab, and Behavioral Health. The Emergency Department serves 13,000 patients per year with 24/7 physician coverage.  SLVRMC also has advanced Imaging Services, a full service Laboratory, Cardio/Pulmonology Department, ENT, Audiology, Diabetes Education Empowerment Program, Hospitalist Program, Infusion Therapy Clinic and other specialized clinics.

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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