BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG (NASDAQ: CTGX), an IT solutions and services company, announced today the award of a significant contract that extends and expands work the company is performing on an Epic electronic medical record (EMR) implementation for a large integrated delivery (IDN) network. The project to be completed over the next year covers the implementation of the complete suite of Epic clinical, patient access, and financial software for the IDN's hospitals and ambulatory facilities.
"While anticipated, we are pleased to see the next phase of this major project move from our pipeline to advance further in the implementation process," said James R. Boldt, CTG chairman and chief executive officer. "This contract also underscores the success of CTG Health Solutions, our healthcare IT division, in managing large-scale implementations for major IDNs, in addition to academic medical centers, ambulatory facilities, and large physician practices. The expansion of our role in this major project is indicative of the increasing scope and size of EMR implementations and related work that we are providing our clients as a full service healthcare IT consulting firm."
Ted Reynolds, vice president, CTG Health Solutions, added, "To date, this project is one of our largest Epic EMR implementations. It involves seven go-lives and covers five hospitals totaling almost 2,000 beds and nearly 140 clinics. As one of the largest U.S. healthcare IT consulting firms, CTG Health Solutions has a proven track record of successfully managing a high volume of projects for multiple clients, as well as mobilizing significant consulting resources with Epic experience and expertise."
About CTG Health SolutionsCTG 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.