PRESS RELEASE | February 10, 2015
CareTech Completes Migration of Covenant Care IT Hosting to its PaaS Cloud
TROY, MI. — CareTech Solutions announced today that Covenant Care, owner of 57 skilled and residential healthcare centers in seven states, has contracted with the company to provide comprehensive cloud-based hosting and service for its IT infrastructure and processes.
CareTech Solutions recently completed the hosting migration of Covenant Care’s existing IT infrastructure and applications to CareTech’s Somerset Data Center PaaS cloud. The customized PaaS environment developed by CareTech will host the suite of specialized healthcare applications and devices used by Covenant Care staff throughout the U.S. CareTech will also provide IT monitoring, provisioning, training and support, cybersecurity, consulting and data recovery services for the healthcare company.
CareTech Solutions President and CEO Jim Giordano said his company looked forward to continuing its partnership with Covenant Care. “A rapidly changing landscape and government initiatives are challenging all healthcare providers to increase their IT operational efficiencies, which includes better real-time data management, access to on-demand capacity, lower upfront costs and much improved data analysis and utilization. We’re look forward to our ongoing collaboration with Covenant Care and helping to achieve its mission and navigate the next evolution in healthcare IT,” said Giordano.
About Covenant Care
Founded in 1994, Covenant Care has grown to include more than 8,000 health care professionals in 57 healthcare and rehabilitation centers. With locations throughout the United States, Covenant Care provides quality, 24/7 care ranging from short-term rehabilitation therapy, to skilled nursing care at its facilities and at home, to more than 20,000 patients per year. For more information, go to www.covenantcare.com.
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. Learn more about CareTech Solutions at www.caretech.com.
Richard Paul, (VP, Information Technology), of Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Covenant Care, said
Based on our CareTech service desk partnership, we know they understand our business, our processes, and our needs. As we continue to advance technology and expand the national presence of our services, CareTech is the right partner to help us leverage the power of cloud computing to enhance efficiencies throughout our organization.