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News Article | May 7, 2017
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Healthcare Informatics won twice in ASHPE’s 2017 Awards Competition, which honors writing excellence and insightful reporting among U.S. healthcare publications. For the fourth consecutive year, Healthcare Informatics won an award for its signature “Top Ten Tech Trends” special report, this time taking home the Gold Award in the Best Special Report/Section Category. Healthcare Informatics also won a Bronze Award in the Best Case History Category for Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland’s story on the first-place winning team in the 2016 Innovator Awards program, UT Southwestern Medical Center. Healthcare Informatics’ Top Ten Tech Trends report comes out every year in the spring and gives readers insight into how their worlds could be shaped in the next several years as it relates to health IT. It is a widely quoted issue, and one of the best-read every year. The 2016 report covered an extensive array of health IT’s most pressing issues: from FHIR; to MACRA/MIPS; to cybersecurity; to physician documentation reform; and much more. All of the 2016 Top Ten Tech Trend stories can be read in full here: https://www.healthcare-informatics.com/magazine-issue/marchapril-2016 Mark Hagland’s cover story on UT Southwestern Medical Center, the first-place winning team in the 2016 Innovator Awards Program, told a fascinating story how the patient care organization, via its Ambulatory Quality Outcomes Project, has been able to turbocharge quality improvement in physician practice. Indeed, UT Southwestern is blazing the trail for its colleagues nationwide, showing them what is possible when the right vision, strategy, planning, execution, IT, and analytics, are combined into successful initiatives. Speaking of the news of the Gold Award in the Best Special Report/Special Section category, Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland said, “It is deeply gratifying for all of us on the editorial team at Healthcare Informatics to receive this honor from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, and we appreciate very much this recognition. This is actually the fourth award overall (the team has also received two silver awards) that we’ve received for our ‘Top Ten Tech Trends’ cover story package, which provides our readers—healthcare and healthcare IT senior leaders in hospitals, medical groups, and health systems—a broad overview of the most important trends shaping our industry in the present moment. We are gratified to know that this cover story package, one of our signature editorial offerings each year, is being recognized for its editorial quality. We remain passionately committed to helping our readers navigate the winds of change in an industry undergoing dramatic, transformational change.” About Healthcare Informatics: Healthcare Informatics serves a professional community dedicated to the planning, development, and implementation of important technological trends that will define tomorrow’s healthcare. These dedicated professionals exchange a wide range of pioneering concepts as they tackle important strategic and information technology issues facing organizations such as hospitals, medical groups, and integrated health systems. Members of the Healthcare Informatics community share a focus on healthcare IT leadership, vision, and strategy—driving change forward by shaping innovations that point the way to the future of healthcare. For more information, visit: http://www.healthcare-informatics.com


News Article | May 15, 2017
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Lydon Neumann, Vice President at Impact Advisors, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, was named one of the “Top 25 Consultants” of 2017 by Consulting Magazine. Lydon was one of three to be recognized in the Excellence in Healthcare category. He will attend the Top 25 Consultants awards dinner on June 15 at The Mandarin Oriental in New York. Each year, Consulting Magazine ranks those consultants making the greatest impact within their industry. In addition to Neumann, leaders in consulting and the firms they represent were recognized in various categories including Excellence in Leadership, Client Services, Financial Services and Technology. This year the magazine received nearly 400 nominations including more than 100 client nominations. “Being recognized by Consulting Magazine is both humbling and gratifying,” said Neumann. “I am especially honored to accept this award because it celebrates an unwavering dedication to the field that I have served and loved for 39 years.” Lydon has almost four decades of professional experience in the global healthcare industry. His background includes executive leadership, information system planning, and project management for large, complex organizations, software development, and executive management for healthcare software companies and professional services firms. Lydon has been with Impact Advisors since 2012 and is a frequent speaker at national events and regularly contributes articles to national publications. For more information on Impact Advisors, visit http://www.impact-advisors.com or visit the company on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter. Impact Advisors is a nationally recognized healthcare information technology consulting firm that is solving some of the toughest challenges in the industry by delivering strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Our comprehensive suite of patient access, clinical and revenue cycle services span the lifecycle of our clients’ needs. Our experienced team has a powerful combination of clinical, revenue, operations, consulting and IT experience. The firm has earned a number of prestigious industry and workplace awards including Best in KLAS® for eight consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty, as well as “best place to work” awards from: Modern Healthcare, Consulting Magazine, Becker’s Hospital Review and Achievers. For more information about Impact Advisors, visit http://www.impact-advisors.com.


News Article | May 22, 2017
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Joining the Board of Managers are Joseph Mosele, Vice President, Business Development, AT&T Business Solutions; James Parshall, Director, Software Device Solutions, Eli Lilly and Company; Michael Spedding, Global CEO, Ipsos Healthcare; Jeremy Malecha, Vice President, Global Product Management, Healthcare Informatics, ResMed; and Alex Gao, Head of Digital Health Lab, Samsung Research America. PCHAlliance also welcomed six additional members: Propel Health, Voluntis, Rooi Digital, Ingram Micro, Danish Health Data Authority and HAP Innovations. "Working closely with the Board, PCHAlliance published a refined strategy in 2016. This has encouraged many of the  PCHAlliance members to become more deeply involved through Working Groups, strategic initiatives and events," added Horst Merkle, Chair, PCHAlliance Board of Managers, and Director, Digital Solutions, Roche Diabetes Care. "We are truly becoming a platform that is representative of a highly diverse and growing personal connected health ecosystem. Thank you to the Board for their vision and support, as we reimagined the organization to best suit the needs of our membership and realize the full potential of personal connected health around the world." PCHAlliance's goal is to help people make health and wellness an effortless part of daily life. The Alliance is convening the global personal connected health community -- technology companies, healthcare providers, payers, governments and the public -- to accelerate the technical, business, policy and social initiatives necessary to advance the field. PCHAlliance is developing and promoting technical standards, facilitating collaboration, convening conferences, sharing research and advocating policy to help drive personal connected health forward. The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) aims to make health and wellness an effortless part of daily life. The PCHAlliance, a non-profit organization formed by HIMSS, believes that health is personal and extends beyond healthcare. The Alliance mobilizes a coalition of stakeholders to realize the full potential of personal connected health. PCHAlliance members are a vibrant ecosystem of technology and life sciences industry icons and innovative, early stage companies along with governments, academic institutions, and associations from around the world. To support its vision, PCHAlliance convenes the global personal connected health community at the annual Connected Health Conference, the premier international event for the exchange of research, evidence, ideas, innovations and opportunities in personal connected health. The Alliance publishes and promotes adoption of the Continua Design Guidelines. Continua is recognized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as the international standard for safe, secure, and reliable exchange of data to and from personal health devices. PCHAlliance accelerates technical, business, policy and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected health through its flagship Academy for Healthy Longevity to promote lifelong health and wellness. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/personal-connected-health-alliance-welcomes-a-dozen-new-members-300461399.html


News Article | May 25, 2017
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ZirMed, which has also been honored by KLAS®, Black Book Rankings and the Inc 500/5000 amongst others, helps more than 500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 300,000 providers, to optimize their revenue cycles while also streamlining workflows and increasing operational efficiencies. The company's comprehensive, analytics-driven, dynamic cloud-based platform enables healthcare organizations to quickly identify, anticipate and avoid – rather than just manage – financial issues in an increasingly complex revenue cycle, helping them secure more of the reimbursement due to them today while easing their transition to value-based care. HCI has compiled The Healthcare Informatics 100 for more than 20 years. For more information about the HCI 100, visit http://www.healthcare-informatics.com/hci100/healthcare-informatics-100. To learn more about ZirMed's suite of revenue cycle products, please visit www.zirmed.com. About ZirMed® ZirMed Inc. empowers healthcare organizations to optimize revenue with a dynamic end-to-end platform of cloud-based financial performance management solutions—including Claims Management, Charge Integrity, AR Management, Eligibility and Coverage Detection. By combining breakthrough predictive analytics technology with innovative development and the industry’s most advanced transactional network, ZirMed’s award-winning solutions extract actionable insights that improve our clients’ revenue cycles—while streamlining workflows and increasing operating efficiencies. To learn how ZirMed can help your organization boost its financial performance, visit www.ZirMed.com. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/zirmed-named-to-healthcare-informatics-hci-100-list-for-seventh-consecutive-year-300463826.html


News Article | May 23, 2017
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cumberland Consulting Group, a leading healthcare advisory, implementation and outsourcing services firm, announced today it has been included on The Healthcare Informatics 100 for the sixth time. The recognition program ranks the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the United States based on HIT revenues from the most recent fiscal year. Cumberland is listed as No. 95 on the 2017 list. “Cumberland has experienced another year of significant growth, and we’re proud to be included on The Healthcare Informatics 100 again,” said Brian Cahill, CEO of Cumberland. “As we continue to grow and expand our footprint in the healthcare market, our focus will remain on meeting our clients’ needs and helping them to improve their business performance in today’s ever-changing environment.” Healthcare Informatics, one of the industry’s most respected publications, has compiled The Healthcare Informatics 100 for more than 20 years. This year’s summary will also include: revenue breakdowns per product segment; year-over-year revenue comparison charts; key thought leader executives; brief descriptions of the companies; and more. “We believe that The Healthcare Informatics 100 offers a unique service to our industry, and is uniquely referenced by professionals throughout the field every year,” said Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Informatics. Most corporate revenues are self-reported. However, to ensure accuracy and compile as comprehensive a list as possible, Healthcare Informatics editors collaborated with Atlanta-based Porter Research and San Francisco-based ST Advisors for essential research and analysis. Founded in 2004, Cumberland Consulting Group is a leading healthcare consulting firm that helps some of the nation’s largest payer, provider and life sciences organizations implement and optimize technologies to maximize operational efficiency. We offer our clients comprehensive consulting services with a focus on strategic advisory, implementation, optimization and outsourcing. For more information, visit www.cumberlandcg.com or follow us on Twitter at @CumberlandCG.


News Article | May 23, 2017
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"Organizations across the healthcare continuum are grappling with the industry-wide shift towards value-based care, and we are committed to applying our analytics expertise to provide our clients with actionable insights that deliver better outcomes," said Krishna Kottapalli, chief growth officer of SCIO Health Analytics. "We're delighted to receive this honor, and would like to thank Healthcare Informatics and all of our clients for helping us achieve this distinction." SCIO's explosive growth over the last three years has been driven by its unique combination of innovative analytics technology that helps payer, provider, health services and life sciences organizations take advantage of a comprehensive 360° view beyond traditional data sets as well as its "insights as a service" offerings such as SCIOXpert™ that enable organizations to solve their most pressing, complex problems without tying up internal resources. Unlike many organizations whose solutions are limited to a specific area, such as clinical or financial analytics, SCIO's analytics framework is able to address a multitude of issues, identifying gaps and assessing risk to help guide decisions and reduce costs across the entire spectrum of care delivery. About SCIO Health Analytics® Based in West Hartford, Connecticut, SCIO Health Analytics® is a leading health analytics solution and services company. It serves healthcare organizations across the continuum including over 20 provider groups and 30 health plans representing more than 90 million members, four of the top six PBMs, and clients in 30 countries for 8 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies. SCIO® provides predictive analytic solutions and services that transform data into actionable insights, helping healthcare organizations create the understanding that drives change through care, network and reimbursement optimization as well as commercial effectiveness. SCIO's insights-as-a-service approach supports the shift to value-based care, solving healthcare problems simply and efficiently. Visit SCIO's website for up-to-date information on their product and solution offerings: www.sciohealthanalytics.com To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/scio-health-analytics-named-to-prestigious-healthcare-informatics-100-300461637.html


News Article | May 23, 2017
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Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the eighth consecutive year, as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Specific rankings will be revealed during Modern Healthcare’s awards gala in Las Vegas on September 28. “It is a great honor to be named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare list,” said Andy Smith, President and Co-Founder of Impact Advisors. “Creating a culture of caring and collaboration is one of our greatest guiding principles and it is reflected everyday by our team of passionate professionals. This award will be shared by everyone in our firm.” Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognition program, now in its tenth year, honors workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. This year, 150 companies are recognized on the list which was compiled using information gathered from employers and employees of companies with at least 25 employees. Employees are surveyed to evaluate their employer in several areas including leadership and planning, culture and communications, role satisfaction, working environment, relationships with supervisor, training and development, pay and benefits and overall satisfaction. To view the complete alphabetical list of honorees, click here. “We are extremely proud of our team members for making Impact Advisors a great place to work and look forward to celebrating this exciting achievement,” said Michael Nutter, Vice President and Happyologist at Impact Advisors. “We are most grateful to be celebrating our 8th consecutive year on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare list.” Impact Advisors is committed to maintaining and enhancing firm culture and Associate satisfaction. The firm continuously invests in providing opportunities for its team to test and enhance their capabilities and is dedicated to providing year-round employee engagement events. In addition to recognition by Modern Healthcare on its Best Places to Work in Healthcare list, Impact Advisors has earned a number of other workplace awards including Consulting magazine’s “Best Small Firms to Work For,” Becker’s Healthcare “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” and Achiever’s " 50 Most Engaged Workplaces.” For more information on Impact Advisors, visit http://www.impact-advisors.com or visit the company on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/impactadvisors. Impact Advisors is a nationally recognized healthcare information technology consulting firm that is solving some of the toughest challenges in the industry by delivering strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Our comprehensive suite of patient access, clinical and revenue cycle services span the lifecycle of our clients’ needs. Our experienced team has a powerful combination of clinical, revenue, operations, consulting, and IT experience. The firm has earned a number of prestigious industry and workplace awards including Best in KLAS® for eight consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty, as well as “best place to work” awards from: Modern Healthcare, Consulting Magazine, Becker’s Hospital Review and Achievers. For more information about Impact Advisors, visit http://www.impact-advisors.com.


News Article | May 26, 2017
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SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, has earned coveted spots on two national healthcare IT lists because of its financial performance and growing market share. Vocera was named to the 2017 IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings Top 50, which spotlights leading global IT suppliers to healthcare payers and providers. The company also made The Healthcare Informatics 100 list, which marks the seventh year in a row Vocera has made this list. For more than 20 years, Healthcare Informatics has ranked the 100 top vendors with the highest revenues derived from healthcare IT products and services. The list provides a financial overview of vendors active in the healthcare IT market. To help technology end users and IT suppliers make strategic decisions, IDC Health Insights composes its Top 50 list by systematically collecting global healthcare IT revenue information and tracking growth of the largest industry IT vendors. The data is analyzed by IDC Health Insights analysts that use their understanding of global trends and industry activities to create meaningful rankings. “This notable recognition by IDC Health Insights and Healthcare Informatics is a testament to our strength and growth in the healthcare technology market,” said Brent Lang, president and CEO of Vocera. “It’s rewarding to receive accolades for a strategy that is driven by our mission to improve the well-being of patients, families and care teams in hospitals across the country.” The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In 2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions for care teams to text securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 120 clinical systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more. Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or information quickly. Learn more at www.vocera.com, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter. The Vocera logo is a trademark of Vocera Communications, Inc. Vocera® is a trademark of Vocera Communications, Inc. registered in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks appearing in this release are the property of their respective owners.


News Article | August 14, 2017
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The Raleigh Health IT Summit is a two-day program focusing on the impact that technology is having in transforming the clinical diagnosis and delivery of healthcare in the U.S. The summit will take an in-depth view of new value-based payment structures, Medicaid reform in North Carolina, electronic health record optimization, and strategic considerations for managing ever escalating operational and capital budgets. The summit is also dedicating a full day on the hottest topic in healthcare IT – cybersecurity – where new threat detection and response strategies will be examined, guidelines will be discussed on how to create a comprehensive security system amidst a patchwork of legacy systems, and how to create a strong cybersecurity culture. These are just a few of the sessions planned; view the full agenda at https://vendome.swoogo.com/2017-Raleigh-Health-IT-Summit. “We are thrilled to bring our Health IT Summit Series to Raleigh amidst the research triangle and the center of some of the strongest healthcare systems in the United States. In tight coordination with our local conference chairs, we have assembled a program that examines and stimulates dialogue on all the hottest IT topics in healthcare while also addressing many of the regional and state issues being addressed in the North Carolina region,” said Rich Tomko, Vice President and Managing Director of Healthcare Informatics. “The sessions and dialogue at the Raleigh Health IT Summit are poised to drive the national and local debate on important issues being considered in healthcare IT this year.” Our dedicated summit co-chairs who worked with the Healthcare Informatics editorial and programming teams to develop the event programming include: Eric Poon, MD, Chief Health Information Officer of Duke Health; Salim Saiyed, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at CaroMont Health; Carol Lewis, Associate Director at the Center of Innovation, UNC Healthcare; John Boehme, Chief Information Security Officer of Wake Forest Baptist Health; and Ted DellaVecchia, CEO and Managing Partner of the Raleigh-based technology solutions company, Symbotix. The program agenda includes subject matter experts from North Carolina Health and Human Services, Duke Health, University of California Irvine, University of North Carolina Healthcare, Henry Ford Health Systems, Wake Forest Baptist Health, University of Arizona, CaroMont Health, Children’s Mercy Hospital and more. The Raleigh Health IT Summit is sponsored by leading technology solutions providers, including: Optum; Sirius Healthcare; Symbotix; Zerto; and Medicom. Registration for the Raleigh Health IT Summit is open; to register, click here: https://vendome.swoogo.com/2017-raleigh-health-it-summit/home or contact Pam Durget at (347)-380-2028 or via email at pdurget(at)vendomegrp(dot)com. About Healthcare Informatics Healthcare Informatics serves as the leading source of information for forward-thinking healthcare professionals involved in the planning, development, and implementation of technological solutions that are helping to transform the manner in which healthcare is administered in the United States. Recognized by the industry for its expertise in identifying technology trends and best practices for hospitals, health systems, and physician practices and then, importantly, putting those observations into the larger context of how the U.S. healthcare industry is transforming, Healthcare Informatics continues to help drive the industry forward. About the Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit Series The Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit Series is the largest regionally based health IT program in the U.S. with twelve events in 2017 and thirteen events planned in 2018. The summits seamlessly blend national and regional topics to produce local event programs that are unique to each of the host cities. Recognized as one of the “10 health IT conferences you shouldn’t miss in 2017” by CIO Magazine, the Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit Series brings together senior-level healthcare professionals to exchange ideas and best practices that endeavor to deliver better healthcare at lower costs. For more information about Healthcare Informatics, visit: http://www.Healthcare-Informatics.com


News Article | February 17, 2017
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Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services and cloud solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Carousel to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing IT landscape, improve operational efficiencies, and offload labor-intensive maintenance so they can shift their focus to more innovative initiatives. In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations. The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premise and off-premise services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services. The Elite 150 are largely traditional, enterprise-focused resellers that have a significant managed service offering. “Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and help them get the most out of their IT investments.” "We are pleased to have once again earned recognition from CRN as one of the Elite 150 MSPs as part of the 2017 MSP 500 list," said Rich Montefusco, Vice President of Managed Services, Carousel Industries. “Carousel continues to invest heavily in its people, processes and partnerships to ensure we remain at the forefront of managed services providers across the U.S. These investments are paying significant dividends in supporting both the growth of that portion of our business and increasing our clients’ continued confidence in Carousel as a strategic MSP. We see more and more clients turning to Carousel as an extension of their own IT teams." The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at http://www.CRN.com/msp500. About Carousel Industries Carousel Industries is a recognized leader in helping organizations evolve the way they communicate and orchestrate the flow of information throughout their networks. Carousel enables clients to connect and collaborate the way modern IT users demand and advance from their current network infrastructure to meet tomorrow's standards. With deep expertise across a vast portfolio of communication, network, and security technologies, Carousel is able to design, implement, and support solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each customer. By offering professional and managed services with flexible deployments in the cloud, Carousel ensures clients achieve agility and utilize technologies in the way most effective for their business.   Founded in 1992, Carousel serves more than 6,000 clients, including 35 of the Fortune 100. Carousel has been recognized by multiple publications and industry consortiums as a top technology integrator, managed services and cloud solution provider – including the Inc. 500/5000, Healthcare Informatics 100, and CRN MSP Elite 150. Headquartered in Exeter, RI, Carousel has more than 1,400 employees based in 27 offices–with three Network Operating Centers nationwide.

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