CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has signed a seven year agreement with Tufts Health Plan to provide application development, modernization and support services to meet the changing requirements of the healthcare market. CGI will improve processes, lower IT costs and utilize CGI resources to obtain hard-to-find skills.
“The need to control IT costs and enhance IT operations led Tufts Health Plan to CGI, ” said Tricia Trebino, Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Information Officer, 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 is critical to delivering high quality health care at an affordable cost today, ” said 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 health care leaders as a new CGI client.”