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Infosys Public Services Selected By CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield To Support IT Functions

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ROCKVILLE, Maryland, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has selected Infosys Public Services, a U.S.-based subsidiary of Infosys, a leader in business consulting and technology, to support its IT operations and provide application development and other support services as a part of a new managed services contract.

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Infosys Public Services will support CareFirst's IT area to help create a cost-effective delivery model. Through its agreement with Infosys Public Services, CareFirst aims to reduce costs and achieve efficiencies in application support during the three-year contract term.

Highlights:

  • Infosys Public Services has supported CareFirst with a range of application development and testing services since 2010.This transition to managed services extends the relationship and will help ensure consistent IT support.
  • Infosys Public Services will setup a secure facility within its newly established delivery center in Rockville, Maryland to service the contract.
  • The agreement will allow CareFirst to consolidate IT support services currently managed by multiple vendors.
  • Infosys Public Services will support business areas across CareFirst with the goal of managing anticipated capacity growth and increasing the ability of the IT organization to implement new business requirements and projects faster.

Quotes:

Harry D. Fox, CareFirst Senior Vice President, Technical and Operational Support:

"The IT demands on CareFirst and on the health care sector as a whole are growing in scope and complexity. This move to managed services will help us better meet consumer, provider and market needs as the health care industry evolves and shift CareFirst associates to key strategic projects."

Eric Paternoster, CEO, Infosys Public Services:

"Our deep experience in the health care industry and globally benchmarked service delivery processes will assist CareFirst with IT support services to continue providing more affordable, patient-centered health care."

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