The American Hospital Association Extends Its Exclusive Endorsement of Data Center Hosting Services from CareTech Solutions

The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has extended its exclusive endorsement of Data Center Hosting Services from CareTech Solutions. Following the AHA Signature Due Diligence Process™, AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards the AHA Endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations achieve operational excellence.

“By focusing solely on serving the health care field, CareTech brings a unique level of expertise to responding to the challenges facing today’s hospital leaders,” said Anthony Burke, president and CEO, AHA Solutions, Inc. “For the more than five years CareTech has earned the AHA Endorsement, the company’s data center hosting solution has continued to demonstrate its value to the health care field by providing hospitals with reliable access to data and resources, enabling health care providers to focus on patient care.”

By serving more than 200 U.S. hospitals, CareTech understands the critical nature of a hospital’s clinical systems, business objectives and operational challenges. CareTech Solutions SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 compliant data center in a LEED gold certified green facility is specifically designed to meet health care’s information management needs. CareTech services are designed and managed to provide high-availability and secured services for health care clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

“Adoption of health care information technology is central to delivery of health care, requiring hospitals to embrace ever-increasing levels of IT sophistication,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO of CareTech Solutions. “CareTech's accrued knowledge of community-based hospitals and health systems helps hospitals plan for the proper IT infrastructure to be sure patient data is housed in a highly available, secure environment. We appreciate that the AHA continues to recognize CareTech as a leading provider of data center hosting services for health care.”

About the AHA
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, who include nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations and 43,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. Visit to learn more.

About AHA Solutions, Inc.
AHA Solutions, Inc. is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association dedicated to serving member hospitals by helping them identify the optimal solutions to their most pressing market challenges. Through the AHA Endorsement, along with educational programs featuring peers and industry experts, AHA Solutions supports the decision-making process for hospitals looking for partners to help with clinical integration, information technology, talent management, cultural transformation, financial sustainability, the patient flow and other key challenges.

AHA Solutions is proud to reinvest its profits in the AHA Mission: To advance the health of individuals and communities. For more information, contact AHA Solutions at 800.242.4677.

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