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ACS receives $100 million contract to provide information systems services to UMass Memorial

Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) : 01 August, 2008  (Company News)
Affiliated Computer Services, ACS, has received a five year, $100 million contract from UMass Memorial Health Care, a Worcester, Massachusetts-based hospital system, to provide extensive information systems services.
The contract will extend an existing six-year business relationship.

Under the terms of the agreement, ACS will provide a cost-effective method of expanding UMass Memorial's IT systems through planned deployment of servers and data storage based on the hospital system's specific IT infrastructure needs. ACS will provide networking, data systems, data centre hosting, desktop, help desk, telecommunications, disaster recovery, and resource planning services.

'This new agreement will enable UMass Memorial to continue our successful relationship with ACS to tackle upcoming challenges, including growing demands for storage, high availability computing, clinical information systems and the increasing service levels the technology requires,' said George Brenckle, senior vice president and chief information officer, UMass Memorial Health Care. 'We are confident our extended partnership with ACS will elicit continued success and help reposition our hospital system for future growth.'

Through it subsidiary unit, ACS Healthcare Solutions, the company has a legacy in healthcare information technology and clinical transformation by providing a full array of services to healthcare delivery systems to help them operate more efficiently and effectively, including world-class healthcare transformational outsourcing services.

'UMass Memorial is demonstrating its leadership by taking proactive steps to anticipate and increase its capabilities through an expanded information services infrastructure,' said Charles Bracken, managing director, ACS Healthcare Solutions. 'Our deep healthcare knowledge and expertise, gained over nearly 25 years, combined with our integrated, healthcare-specific services and tools, will help us deepen our relationship with UMass Memorial and this facility's patients.'
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