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Zanett and St. Vincent Health Announced as Finalist for Prestigious Mira Awards Program

Thursday, April 29, 2010 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, April 29 Zanett and St. Vincent Health have been named as a finalist for the Mira Awards Program under the category of Healthcare Information Technology. Now in its 11th year, TechPoint's Mira Awards recognize the achievements of Indiana's outstanding technology performers and contributors, and focuses attention on the broader issue of the important role technology plays in Indiana's economy.

Zanett and St. Vincent Health have been nominated for their jointly developed Clinical Online Delivery System (CODS) software, which supports standardized, evidence-based order sets at the point of care, arming doctors and clinicians with critical information to improve medication safety and patient care. CODS was developed for hospitals without a fully implemented electronic medical record (EMR) system. It serves as a "bridge" strategy towards moving to CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry), an application that enables providers to enter medical orders into a computer system in an inpatient or ambulatory setting.

"Zanett is proud to be named a finalist for this prestigious award," said Vince Vickers, SVP of Healthcare Solutions for Zanett. "Through collaboration with St. Vincent Health, we have developed the CODS software to enable doctors and nurses to spend more time with patients and less time on the charting required of them in creating paper records. Applying clinical decision support at the point of care has proven to reduce medical errors, improve the quality of patient care, lower the cost of care and also lays the foundation for demonstrating 'meaningful use' of technology in the future."

The winners will be announced at the Mira Awards Gala, an "Oscars-style" award ceremony being held Saturday, May 15, at The Westin Indianapolis. TechPoint will again honor past Mira Award winners and finalists attending the ceremony with a special "Winner's Circle" reception. For more information on the event, please visit www.techpoint.org/mira.

About Zanett, Inc.

Zanett helps organizations align business objectives with outsourced technology-enabled services to create Real Enterprise Value(TM). We serve the Fortune 500 and mid-market organizations in Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Gaming & Hospitality, and State & Local Government with solutions ranging from business consulting and enterprise applications to infrastructure technology and managed services. Zanett employs over 200 professionals in North America and Asia with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, New York City, North Palm Beach, and Manila. For more information, please visit www.Zanett.com or Healthcare.Zanett.com.

About St. Vincent Health

St. Vincent Health is a nonprofit, spiritually-centered health system, sponsored by Ascension Health of St. Louis, MO., the nation's largest Catholic health system. St. Vincent Health is one of Indiana's largest employers with 19 health ministries serving 46 counties in Central Indiana. The health ministry includes St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital; Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent; St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana; St. Vincent Medical Center Northeast; St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo; Saint John's Health System in Anderson; St. Vincent Carmel Hospital; St. Vincent Women's Hospital; St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil; St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital; St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon; St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood; St. Vincent New Hope; St. Vincent Randolph Hospital in Winchester; St. Vincent Stress Center; St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital; St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital; and St. Vincent Salem Hospital. For more information, please visit www.stvincent.org.

For more information please contact: Brad Gillespie Vice President, Marketing Zanett (404) 849-7091 Brad.Gillespie@zanett.com

SOURCE Zanett, Inc.
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