TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, today announced the appointment of its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Giordano, to the board of directors for Ascension Michigan. He was named vice chairman of the board and chair of the finance committee.
Ascension Michigan is a new market board to the Ascension Healthcare System, the nation’s largest nonprofit health system and the world’s largest Catholic healthcare system. This is a fiduciary board that serves as the governance body for the 14 hospitals in the system.
“I am honored and excited by this new board position, especially during the healthcare industry’s shift from hospital-centric care to person-centric care,” shared Giordano. “Serving on an influential board of directors empowers CareTech to stay ahead of healthcare trends and oversee governance in the ongoing emphasis on population health.”
Since being named to his position in 2003, Giordano has more than doubled the size of the CareTech business from a four-state IT outsourcing service to a full-scale information technology partner for hospitals with clients in 37 states and the District of Columbia. He also added several new product lines including a clinical service desk, application and infrastructure monitoring, data center hosting, document imaging and Web products and services.
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About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems. CareTech’s more than 1,400 U.S.-based professionals create 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 respected annual “Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report. CareTech Solutions is a health IT subsidiary of HTC Global Services, a global provider of IT solutions and business process outsourcing services. Learn more about CareTech Solutions at www.caretech.com.