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CTG Announces Extension and Expansion of Major Epic Electronic Medical Record Implementation

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG (NASDAQ: CTGX), an IT solutions and services company, announced today the award of a significant contract that extends and expands work the company is performing on an Epic electronic medical record (EMR) implementation for a large integrated delivery (IDN) network. The project to be completed over the next year covers the implementation of the complete suite of Epic clinical, patient access, and financial software for the IDN's hospitals and ambulatory facilities.

"While anticipated, we are pleased to see the next phase of this major project move from our pipeline to advance further in the implementation process," said James R. Boldt, CTG chairman and chief executive officer. "This contract also underscores the success of CTG Health Solutions, our healthcare IT division, in managing large-scale implementations for major IDNs, in addition to academic medical centers, ambulatory facilities, and large physician practices. The expansion of our role in this major project is indicative of the increasing scope and size of EMR implementations and related work that we are providing our clients as a full service healthcare IT consulting firm."

Ted Reynolds, vice president, CTG Health Solutions, added, "To date, this project is one of our largest Epic EMR implementations. It involves seven go-lives and covers five hospitals totaling almost 2,000 beds and nearly 140 clinics. As one of the largest U.S. healthcare IT consulting firms, CTG Health Solutions has a proven track record of successfully managing a high volume of projects for multiple clients, as well as mobilizing significant consulting resources with Epic experience and expertise."

About CTG Health Solutions

CTG Health Solutions, the healthcare division of CTG, is a leading information technology consulting firm dedicated solely to helping healthcare institutions, physician practices, payers and related organizations achieve clinical and financial goals through effective technology and business solutions. Over the last 25 years, CTG Health Solutions has provided healthcare IT, and operational and strategic consulting support to more than 600 healthcare organizations.

About CTG

CTG develops innovative IT solutions to address the business needs and challenges of companies in several higher-growth industries including healthcare, energy, and technology services. As a leading provider of IT and business consulting solutions to the healthcare market, CTG offers hospitals, physician groups, and regional health information exchanges a full range of electronic medical record services. Additionally, CTG has developed for the healthcare provider and payer markets unique, proprietary software solutions that support better and lower cost healthcare. CTG also provides managed services IT staffing for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by over 45 years' experience, proprietary methodologies, and an ISO 9001-certified management system, CTG has a proven track record of delivering high-value, industry-specific solutions. CTG operates in North America and Western Europe. CTG posts news and other important information on the Web at www.ctg.com.

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This document contains certain forward-looking statements concerning the Company's current expectations as to future growth. These statements are based upon a review of industry reports, current business conditions in the areas where the Company does business, the availability of qualified professional staff, the demand for the Company's services, and other factors that involve risk and uncertainty. As such, actual results may differ materially in response to a change in such factors. Such forward-looking statements should be read in conjunction with the Company's disclosures set forth in the Company's 2011 Form 10-K, which is incorporated by reference. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this release.

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