Navigation Links
Local Joliet Physician Group Selects AT&T for Managed Online Data Solutions
Date:12/14/2007

AT&T Managed Internet Service Provides Reliable, Quick Patient-Information

Retrieval From Multiple Medical Offices Throughout Suburban Chicago

JOLIET, Ill., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates, Ltd. (JOHA) has awarded AT&T a three-year contract to provide Managed Internet Service (MIS), in addition to other network solutions. Continuing its relationship as JOHA's primary provider, AT&T will enhance operational efficiency between JOHA's eight locations by providing increased bandwidth for the growing demand for digital medical-file transfers.

"In today's age of early detection and medical collaboration, the ability to quickly and easily share medical information among doctors is critical," said P.J. Sidhu, administrator, JOHA. "Our patients deserve quality, reliable service, and with AT&T, we continue to deliver just that -- timely, informed diagnoses that comes from real-time collaboration."

With AT&T's MIS solution, doctors in Kankakee, Flossmoor, Joliet and Morris can transfer medical files and information across AT&T's network. Backed by Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology, MIS not only provides higher bandwidth capacity but also faster system response to meet steadily increasing online demands. Ultimately, these higher-quality connections provide physicians diagnosing serious medical problems quicker access to critical medical information.

"Advanced medicine and the latest technology are essential to providing quality medical treatment today," said Virgil Pund, vice president of Government/Education/Medical Accounts, AT&T Midwest. "Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates will be better-enabled to build healthy communities through increased capabilities and collaboration with AT&T's network solutions."

Also included in the AT&T MIS solution is use of the AT&T BusinessDirect(R) Web portal for personalized, secure, anytime access to detailed information regarding critical customer applications.

For more information about AT&T solutions for the health care market, please visit http://www.att.com/healthcare.

Note: This AT&T release and other news announcements are available as part of an RSS feed at http://www.att.com/rss.

About Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates, Ltd.

Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates, Ltd. (JOHA) is a multi-physician practice in Joliet, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. JOHA has been providing quality cancer treatment since Dr. Sarode K. Pundaleeka, the President of the practice, founded it in 1981. JOHA provides cancer patients with the most advanced treatments available. As a leader in community based Oncology and Hematology, JOHA is an active participant in advancing care and treatment through research and the implementation of new treatments. The research department at JOHA is affiliated with the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and University of Chicago. For more information, please visit http://www.jolietoncology.com.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com.

(C) 2007 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. For more information, please review this announcement in the AT&T newsroom at http://www.att.com/newsroom.


'/>"/>
SOURCE AT&T Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
2. AstraZeneca Leads Local Walking Movement
3. On September 7th Local Organizations Partner to Celebrate Healthy Steps
4. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
5. AstraZeneca Joins Local Walking Movement
6. Local Artists Unite in the Fight Against AIDS
7. Locally Produced Health Series Nominated for Emmy in its First Year
8. Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people
9. Peer-Reviewed, Online Database Showcases Local, County and State Pandemic Planning
10. Help Raise Awareness of Obesity - Annual Walk From Obesity Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
11. Five Local Residents Vie to be Philadelphias Biggest 2007 Local Loser
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom ... of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result ... more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme ... “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was ... other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... with the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer ... to seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the ... in the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors Luke’s Wings ... at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. The ... members that have been wounded in battle and their families. Venture Construction Group is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are ... labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like ... any needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 VolitionRx ... of Dr. Edward Futcher to the ... effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher was also appointed ... Governance Committees.  As a non-executive member of the ... and strategic counsel to VolitionRx in connection with ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Any dentist who has made an implant ... process. Many of them do not even offer this as ... high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to ... a high cost that the majority of today,s patients would ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: