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TeleHealth Services and UNC-TV Partner to Bring Kids Channel to North Carolina Children's Hospitals
Date:4/30/2009

TeleHealth Services, the nation's leading provider of healthcare on-demand patient and staff education, healthcare televisions and communications solutions, has announced a joint initiative with UNC-TV, North Carolina's member-supported statewide television network, to bring UNC-KD, a new digital TV channel providing programs for children 24 hours a day, to children's hospitals throughout North Carolina.

Raleigh, NC (Vocus) April 30, 2009 -- TeleHealth Services, the nation's leading provider of healthcare on-demand patient and staff education, healthcare televisions and communications solutions, has announced a joint initiative with UNC-TV, North Carolina's member-supported statewide television network, to bring UNC-KD, a new digital TV channel providing programs for children 24 hours a day, to children's hospitals throughout North Carolina.

To make the UNC-KD service more accessible, TeleHealth Services will absorb the cost of adding UNC-KD to the current line-up of programming at children's hospitals throughout North Carolina.

Tom Howe, UNC-TV's Director and General Manager said "We are delighted to be able to extend this offer, in partnership with TeleHealth Services, to children's hospitals in North Carolina. We believe this offer will be a welcome service to both children and parents during a stressful time and we are grateful to TeleHealth Services for making it possible."

"We're pleased to make UNC-KD, a wonderful channel of high-quality, commercial-free educational children's programming, available to children's hospitals in North Carolina," said George Fleming, President and CEO of TeleHealth Services' parent corporation and member of the UNC-TV Board of Trustees. "Public television exists to serve the public interest, and this is a great example of how public-private partnerships can bring the benefits of new technology to children in need. This initiative also helps advance TeleHealth's goal of introducing digital television to hospitals in North Carolina and around the country."

About UNC-TV
UNC-TV is North Carolina's statewide public television network, made possible through a unique partnership of public investment and private support.

About TeleHealth Services
With more than 2,500 healthcare clients across the country, TeleHealth Services is the nation's leading provider of integrated technology and communications solutions for the healthcare market. With 50+ years of healthcare expertise and partnerships with industry leading manufacturers, TeleHealth Services is uniquely positioned to offer a full suite of hospital technology solutions that includes:


Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, TeleHealth Services is a division of Telerent Leasing Corporation, which was founded in 1957. Telerent is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITOCHU International, Inc., a U.S. company based in New York City and Global 500 Corporation. For more information on TeleHealth, call 800-733-8610, or visit at http://www.telehealth.com/.

Contacts:
Matt Barker
Director of Marketing
TeleHealth Services
919-772-8604
matt.barker(at)telehealth.com

TeleHealth Media Contact:
Christopher Capot
KNB Communications
212-505-2441, 203-379-8019 (mobile)
ccapot(at)knbpr.com

Steve Volstad
Director of Communications and Marketing
UNC-TV
(919) 549-7173

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