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TVR Communications LLC and Hoboken University Medical Center Team to Deliver New Patient Entertainment and Information Programming to Patients in Hudson County


Woodside, NY (April 30, 2008) - TVR Communications LLC (TVRC) the leading provider of patient entertainment and information platforms in North America, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Hoboken University Medical Center (Hoboken UMC), to enhance the patient experience with the use of TVRC’s pCareTV family of entertainment and information solutions.

The agreement will transition Hoboken UMC’s current Patient Entertainment and Education System from a traditional analog environment into a new level of interactive patient services that will include:
- LCD (High Definition Capable) TV’s
- DIRECTV satellite system
- 24x7 customer service
- Video On Demand (VOD) education

“TVRC has always delivered the kind of solutions that help drive patient satisfaction levels that hospitals require in order to remain competitive in their markets. We are pleased that Hoboken University Medical Center has chosen TVRC as the organization to deliver enhanced programming and bedside information services to their patients” said Edward Murphy, TVRC’s CEO. “Patients and family members will enjoy the quality experience delivered by our pCareTV solution during their stay.”

“The improved digital television technology is another step designed to improve patient care and comfort at Hoboken University Medical Center. We want to increase our in room patient experience and satisfaction levels” said Harvey A. Holzberg, Hoboken UMC CEO. “The new TV platform compliments our numerous capital improvements and reinforces our commitment to excellence.”

About Hoboken University Medical Center
Hoboken University Medical Center is a 328-bed facility located in the heart of Hoboken. It is the oldest continuing hospital in New Jersey, and it possesses some of the area’s best doctors and nurses, the latest in medical technology, and a host of medical specialties. Many capital improvements, including new services and equipment, will be added in 2008 and beyond.

About TVR Communications, LLC
Founded in 1950, TVRC’s systems and 350 employees will deliver patient entertainment, education and communication services to over six million patients at over 250 healthcare locations in 2008. Based in New York City and with regional offices in New Jersey, Florida, California and Ontario, TVRC is a leading innovator in providing patient entertainment and education systems and services.


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