CTG Health Solutions Announces Expansion of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Projects

Engagements in the Eastern, Southern and Western U.S. highlight CTG's national footprint and its position as a leading provider of EMR implementation services

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG Health Solutions, a leading healthcare information technology (IT) consulting firm and a business unit of CTG (NASDAQ: CTGX), an IT solutions and services company, announced today the recent expansion of a large Epic electronic medical record (EMR) pre-implementation project and two large-scale EMR system implementation and integration projects. The clients include two major health systems and one of the largest hospitals in the Western United States. 

  • A nationally recognized, not-for-profit health system comprising hospitals, outpatient services, assisted and long-term care facilities and healthcare centers has contracted with CTG to provide additional support on a large EpicCare EMR pre-implementation project.  
  • One of the leading operators of general acute care hospitals with facilities in more than 25 states has signed an agreement with CTG to provide additional support for the implementation and optimization of its clinical system.
  • One of the largest academic medical centers in the country, providing a full spectrum of emergency, inpatient and outpatient services to underserved regions, has expanded its ongoing contract with CTG to implement and optimize Cerner® PowerChart EMR. 

"Our significant Epic experience makes CTG an ideal partner to provide more support for this major Epic pre-implementation project that is one of several other projects already underway at the same client. The expansion of our role in these two other major projects is indicative of the increasing scope and size of the EMR implementation, application management and integration support that CTG is providing to our clients," said James R. Boldt, CTG chairman and chief executive officer. "As the industry continues to evolve through the advent of healthcare reform and emerging models of care and reimbursement, CTG understands the impact that EMRs can have on both patient care and a provider's revenue cycle. CTG Health Solutions continues to provide unparalleled clinical, operational, and technical expertise to manage the successful selection, implementation, and optimization of today's advanced EMR systems."

About CTG Health Solutions

CTG Health Solutions, the healthcare division of CTG, is a leading information technology consulting firm dedicated solely to helping healthcare institutions, physician practices, payers and related organizations achieve clinical and financial goals through effective technology and business solutions. Over the last 25 years, CTG Health Solutions has provided healthcare IT, and operational and strategic consulting support to more than 600 healthcare organizations.

About CTG

CTG develops innovative IT solutions to address the business needs and challenges of companies in several higher-growth industries including healthcare, energy, and technology services.  As a leading provider of IT and business consulting solutions to the healthcare market, CTG offers hospitals, physician groups, and regional health information exchanges a full range of electronic medical record services.  Additionally, CTG has developed for the healthcare provider and payer markets unique, proprietary software solutions that support better and lower cost healthcare.  CTG also provides managed services IT staffing for major technology companies and large corporations.  Backed by over 45 years' experience, proprietary methodologies, and an ISO 9001-certified management system, CTG has a proven track record of delivering high-value, industry-specific solutions.  CTG operates in North America and Western Europe.  CTG posts news and other important information on the Web at www.ctg.com.

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