FRAMINGHAM (09/15/2003) - Computer Sciences Corp. announced Monday that it has signed a seven-year, US$200 million IT outsourcing agreement with St. Louis-based Ascension Health, a nonprofit health system in the U.S.
Under the terms of the deal, CSC will manage IT operations for Ascension Health's national offices and the Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Ariz.
The contract covers application development and support, help desk services and network, telecommunications, server, mainframe and desktop computing.
It also contains provisions allowing other Ascension Health facilities to participate in the contract later. Approximately 200 Ascension workers have already started transferring to CSC.