Detroit Medical Center Wins Infrastructure Management World's 'Best Practices in Infrastructure Management' Award.CareTech Solutions client recognized by IDG's Computerworld for strategic deployment of infrastructure management solutions
TROY, Mich., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and health information management (HIM) services provider for hospitals and healthcare systems, announced today that its client, the Detroit Medical Center The Detroit Medical Center is a Detroit-based non-profit corporation that owns and operates nine general and specialty hospitals in southeast Michigan. Detroit Medical Center hospitals include:
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The award identifies and acknowledges excellence among users of infrastructure management technology. Honorees were announced Sept. 13 during a special awards ceremony at Infrastructure Management World, being held Sept. 11-13 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.
A wide range of IT end-user companies and organizations responded to an initial "call for nominations," which was originally announced to multiple industry audiences, including Computerworld subscribers responsible for data center and infrastructure management. Finalists were evaluated by a panel of judges based on case study submissions that profiled the company, its IT department and infrastructure project management challenges, as well as application deployment details, summaries of the key technology used and measurable solution outcomes.
Sponsored by EMC (1) (EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA, www.emc.com) The leading supplier of storage products for midrange computers and mainframes. Founded in 1979 by Richard J. Egan and Roger Marino, EMC has developed advanced storage and retrieval technologies for the world's largest companies. , Infrastructure Management World's annual awards program, Best Practices in Infrastructure Management, identifies and acknowledges excellence among companies in the following areas:
-- Distributed Systems and Infrastructure Implementation/Dynamic Infrastructure -- Security, Risk Management and Business Continuity/Dynamic IT -- Data Center and Network Consolidation/Dynamic IT -- Managing to Improve TCO/ROI -- Innovation and Promise
"Managing the network infrastructure is a crucial element in any company's IT strategy. The organizations we've selected have demonstrated the ability to devise and implement solutions that ensure the most efficient IT infrastructure and advancing the larger goals of the organization," said Ron Milton, executive vice president, Computerworld.
DMC received the award for a major upgrade to its IT infrastructure, completed by its healthcare information technology service provider, CareTech Solutions. CareTech's upgrade enabled the implementation of electronic medical records. Working with Cerner Consulting Services, CareTech Solutions effectively created a "paperless" clinical environment that will operate across the DMC's multiple facilities and save the healthcare system vast amounts of time and resources.
"CareTech and Cerner have demonstrated remarkable flexibility in meeting the very aggressive timelines associated with the infrastructure upgrades," said Michael LeRoy, CIO CIO: see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
(Chief Information Officer) The executive officer in charge of information processing in an organization. of the Detroit Medical Center. "The project is a massive undertaking for the Detroit Medical Center and these companies' experienced personnel and best practices have been critical to reducing our timeline to seven months, for an upgrade that would normally require as much as 18 months to complete."
"CareTech Solutions is proud to have played a role in upgrading the DMC's infrastructure to meet its evolving information technology demands," said James Giordano, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of CareTech Solutions. "CareTech's work with the Detroit Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to providing hospitals with state-of-the-art, customized technology solutions to help them achieve their strategic vision, enhance the quality of patient care and lower costs."
About the Detroit Medical Center
The Detroit Medical Center operates 9 hospitals and institutes, including Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center, Harper University Hospital, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, Michigan Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Kresge Eye Institute and is in partnership with Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Established as a nonprofit corporation in 1985, the Detroit Medical Center is a leading regional health care system with a mission of excellence in clinical care, research and medical education. The Detroit Medical Center is the academic health center for Wayne State University Wayne State University, at Detroit, Mich.; state supported; coeducational; established 1956 as a successor to Wayne Univ. (formed 1934 by a merger of five city colleges). and its schools of medicine, nursing and allied health services. Wayne State University School of Medicine The Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) is the largest single-campus medical school in the United States with more than 1,000 medical students. In addition to undergraduate medical education, the school offers master’s degree, Ph.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. is the fourth largest medical school in the United States Medical school in the United States is a four year graduate institution with the purpose of educating physicians in the field of medicine.
About CareTech Solutions, Inc.
CareTech Solutions, Inc., an information technology services provider for hospitals and health systems, is committed to creating value for clients through customized, flexible solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day operations, CareTech offers clients expert services across the entire patient data lifecycle.
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