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Director, Marketing Communications
SunGard Availability Services
SUNGARD AVAILABILITY SERVICES PARTNERS WITH
ORCHESTRATE HEALTHCARE TO IMPROVE AVAILABILITY OF
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
Companies to Help Healthcare Organizations Improve Access to Electronic Medical Records Data
during an IT Systems Outage
Wayne, Pa., and Greenwood Village, Colo., April 3, 2009 — SunGard Availability Services has formed
a partnership with Orchestrate Healthcare, a leading provider in healthcare technical consulting services, to help
healthcare organizations improve information availability for electronic medical records (EMR). Together, SunGard
Availability Services and Orchestrate Healthcare will help hospitals develop and execute cost-eﬀective business
continuity plans that address the requirement to access EMR data in the event of an IT systems outage to safeguard
quality of care.
Driven by the U.S. Government’s newly passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which requires
healthcare organizations to implement certiﬁed electronic health record technology, providers have a renewed focus
on IT systems in order to maximize funding, avoid penalties and reduce errors to improve patient safety. Together,
SunGard Availability Services and Orchestrate Healthcare provide healthcare organizations a holistic approach to
planning and recovery that allows IT and hospital operations to recover together after a systems outage.
Recently honored with a “Best in KLAS” achievement award for technical services, Orchestrate Healthcare delivers
cost-eﬀective technical and consulting services for a wide range of healthcare technical services projects. SunGard
Availability Services will oﬀer a full portfolio of AdvancedRecovery solutions, managed IT services, consulting
services, and business continuity management software tailored to the needs of healthcare organizations. SunGard
Availability Services expects to release these products by June 30, 2009.
“As a leading provider of information availability solutions, SunGard is on the forefront of issues aﬀecting continuity
and recovery for the healthcare industry,” said Charlie Cook, president, Orchestrate Healthcare. “ e synergy we
have developed with this partnership between Orchestrate Healthcare and SunGard will beneﬁt our clients by
oﬀering more cost-eﬀective solutions during this challenging economic time.”
“Orchestrate Healthcare’s proven track record, paired with its expertise in the healthcare industry, complements
SunGard Availability Services’ portfolio of oﬀerings,” said Glenn Boland, national vice president, healthcare, at
SunGard Availability Services. “ is referral partnership helps SunGard provide cost-eﬀective solutions that address
the healthcare industry’s unique, 24/7 demands for information availability.”
Visit SunGard Availability Services (Booth #951) and Orchestrate Healthcare (Booth #368) at HIMSS Annual
Conference and Exhibition 2009, April 4-8, in Chicago, Ill.
About Orchestrate Healthcare
Orchestrate Healthcare, the leader in Healthcare Technical Consulting Services, oﬀers expert consulting services for
healthcare technical projects. Orchestrate Healthcare works alongside internal IT department staﬀ to provide
technical services expertise, project management, project methodologies and process improvement. Orchestrate
Healthcare earned the “Best in KLAS” Award for Technical Services in 2008 and has proven IT and healthcare
expertise and a demonstrated knowledge of the competitive marketplace that enables them to bring its customers the
best solutions. http://www.orchestratehealthcare.com
About SunGard Availability Services
SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability
consulting services and business continuity management software to more than 10,000 customers in North America
and Europe. With four million square feet of datacenter and operations space, SunGard assists IT organizations
across virtually all industry and government sectors prepare for and recover from emergencies by helping them
minimize their computer downtime and optimize their uptime. rough direct sales and channel partners, we help
organizations ensure their people and customers have uninterrupted access to the information systems they need in
order to do business. To learn more, visit www.availability.sungard.com or call 1-800-468-7483.
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and IT services companies. SunGard serves more than 25,000
customers in more than 70 countries, including the world’s 25 largest ﬁnancial services companies.
SunGard provides software and processing solutions for ﬁnancial services, higher education and the public sector.
SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services
and business continuity management software.
With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 472 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately
held business software and services company on the Forbes list of private businesses. Based on information compiled
by Datamonitor*, SunGard is the third largest provider of business applications software after Oracle and SAP.
Continuity, Insurance & Risk has recognized SunGard as service provider of the year an unprecedented ﬁve times.
For more information, please visit SunGard at www.sungard.com.
*January 2009 Technology Vendors Financial Database Tracker http://www.datamonitor.com
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