TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CareTech Solutions has signed an eight-year agreement to provide IT outsourcing services, with General Dynamics Information Technology, to Adventist HealthCare in Gaithersburg, Md. Adventist is an integrated, health-care delivery network that includes five nationally accredited, acute-care and specialty hospitals, mental health services and home health agencies, serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and northwestern New Jersey. CareTech is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals.
“Partnering with CareTech and General Dynamics will provide the expertise and resources needed to continue improving our IT operations,” said Terry Forde, president and CEO, Adventist HealthCare. “Both of these organizations were selected through a detailed, multifaceted process. We look forward to teaming with these powerful Health IT leaders.”
“CareTech is honored to be selected by Adventist HealthCare,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. “Together with General Dynamics Information Technology, we are committed to delivering a full complement of industry-leading IT services to help Adventist HealthCare achieve its IT goals for high quality patient care.”
“We are delighted to work with CareTech Solutions in support of Adventist HealthCare. The combined strengths of our teams offer hospitals IT capabilities unmatched in the industry and serves as a model for the provision of exemplary healthcare IT services for hospitals nationwide,” said Marcus Collier, senior vice president, General Dynamics Information Technology’s Health and Civilian Solutions division.
The services CareTech Solutions and General Dynamics will provide to the health system include: infrastructure support, data center hosting, database and IT security services, clinical Service Desk, disaster recovery and interface engine support, desktop and field engineering, data network and telecom, and partnering to provide long-term IT planning.
About Adventist HealthCare
Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is the first and largest health-care provider in Montgomery County, Md., and one of the largest employers in the state of Maryland. The mission of Adventist HealthCare is to demonstrate God’s care by improving the health of people and communities through a ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. Adventist HealthCare includes Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center, Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital, Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services, Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehabilitation, Adventist HealthCare Home Care Services, Adventist HealthCare Adventist Medical Group and the Lourie Center Children’s Social & Emotional Wellness.
About General Dynamics Information Technology
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.
With approximately 28,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.
General Dynamics Information Technology is one of four business units of the General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology business segment. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., General Dynamics Information Technology has major offices worldwide.
About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, creating value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving the patient experience 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, 2011 2013 and 2014 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 and 2013 IT Partial Outsourcing Award as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respective annual “Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report.
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