Knowledge Data Systems Inc., a Salt Lake-based provider of health-care management information systems, said it has signed a $718,000 contract with The Institute of Living to provide the Hartford, Conn., firm medical information systems and related services.Founded in 1822, The Institute of Living is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit psychiatric centers.

Knowledge Data will provide the institute with its Medical Center Information System for use in the hospital's patient care process. The system utilizes Tandem Computer Corp. hardware.