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TVRC Renews Patient Services Agreement with Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center


NEW YORK, NY, February 6, 2007 – TVR Communications LLC (TVRC™), the largest provider of interactive patient education, communication and entertainment products and services in the United States, announced today that long-time customer Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (Brookhaven) in East Patchogue, NY renewed its contractual agreement with TVRC. TVRC will provide Brookhaven and its patients with new digital television education, entertainment and voice communication services linked with TVRC’s pCaretv™ wide-area network solution for billing and service activation.

The new agreement enables TVRC to fund upgrades of the patient televisions to flat panel LCD hospital grade digital television units provided by LG Healthcare, offer an expanded television programming line-up including recently released movies and provide convenient patient service activation and payment options served by TVRC’s centralized 24x7 patient services call center. TVRC will also provide an on site concierge service to assist patients and staff with activation, payment and service questions.

“We look forward to our continued relationship with TVRC as we enter the digital television era in healthcare,” said Donald Fleming, Brookhaven Vice President & Chief Information Officer. “We both share the same commitment to constantly improving patient satisfaction.”

“TVRC and our key vendors are delighted to continue serving Brookhaven and its patients with our iCaretv™ digital television services and pCaretv patient services platform,” said Edward Koch, TVRC’s CEO. “The new digital television technology and content delivers an exceptional education and entertainment experience for patients and families while the pCaretv platform makes the activation and payment process fast, simple and private.”

About Brookhaven Hospital

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital is a rapidly growing 321 bed short term acute care hospital located in East Patchogue, NY that serves 28 nearby communities. The hospital couples a close-knit, community focused approach with innovation and vision for tomorrow. Brookhaven is accredited by the Joint Commission.

About TVRC

In 2007, TVRC systems and 400 employees will deliver patient entertainment, education and communication services to over 6 million patients at 200 healthcare locations. Founded in 1950, based in New York City (Woodside/Queens) with regional offices in New Jersey, Florida, Ontario and California, TVRC is a leading innovator in providing patient entertainment and education systems and services.


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