LITTLE ROCK - Alltel Information Services Inc. announced last week that it has won a five-year processing contract for a Canadian provincial health-care organization.

The pact with Region 2 Hospital Corp., Saint John, New Brunswick, was Alltel's first outsourcing contract outside the United States. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Alltel will assume all information systems management function for Region 2's nine hospitals in New Brunswick. The corporation is part of Canada's government-run health care system.

Alltel Information, a unit of Alltel Corp., will also help Region 2 install networked computer systems in doctors' offices for viewing patients' records.

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