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Detroit Medical Center Shares Smart Room Case Study at CHIME 2011 Fall CIO Forum

TROY, Mich., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for over 180 U.S. hospitals announced today that the company's client, Mike LeRoy, senior vice president and chief information officer, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Vanguard Health System (VHS) of Michigan will present an educational session at the 2011 College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) Fall CIO Forum taking place Oct. 25 – 28 in San Antonio, Texas.  The session titled, Smart Rooms: Increasing Clinical Efficiency and Patient Safety, explores the use of clinical software technology linked to medical devices and workflow solutions for improved safety, quality and efficiency of patient care.

"DMC, a five times Most Wired hospital winner, implemented an electronic medical record (EMR) several years ago and the hospital is now strategically using technology to improve patient care and streamline processes," said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. "CareTech Solutions is honored to be DMC's information technology partner and pleased to support them in sharing their IT experiences with the prestigious CHIME audience."

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 and its schools of medicine, nursing and allied health services. Wayne State University School of Medicine is the fourth largest medical school in the United States.  

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.

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