Tufts Health Plan (Watertown, Mass.) has signed a seven-year agreement with CGI (Montreal) for application development, modernization and support services, according to a CGI news release. Tufts chose CGI to help improve processes, lower IT cost structure and have access to specialized technical skills, according to CGI.
"The need to control IT costs and enhance IT operations led Tufts Health Plan to CGI," comments Tricia Trebino, senior vice president, operations and CIO, Tufts Health Plan. "We selected CGI to help us transition to a more predictable cost model while improving our applications infrastructure to keep pace with the rapidly evolving healthcare industry." "Efficient service delivery and rapid response to our evolving regulatory and market needs are critical to delivering high quality healthcare at an affordable cost today," says Bob Hannum, senior vice president, CGI. "CGI's proven IT outsourcing experience coupled with our technology and healthcare knowledge allows us to deliver high-value IT support at a consistent, predictable cost. We welcome Tufts Health Plan to our growing list of global healthcare leaders as a new CGI client."
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