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The Oregon Clinic Extends Patient Care Services Across Metro Portland with Time Warner Telecom's Metro Ethernet Service
Date:5/22/2008

-Clinic supports healthcare mission via flexible, secure 4 Gigabit network

-Solution improves disaster recovery time by 98 percent

PORTLAND, Ore., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Time Warner Telecom Inc., (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced the successful installation of metro Ethernet connectivity to The Oregon Clinic's West Hills Gastroenterology and West Side Surgical facilities in West Portland. The addition of these two new offices in West Portland and the Beaverton area brings to 12 the number of locations where The Oregon Clinic provides critical medical services.

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"The reliability and performance of Time Warner Telecom's metro Ethernet solution at our existing 10 sites in Portland motivated us to extend our network to our West Portland facilities," said Lee McMillian, CIO for The Oregon Clinic in Portland. "When Time Warner Telecom built fiber to that part of town, we were very pleased to add these two clinics to our metro network and upgrade the level of service we provide our patients. Each 500 Mbps metro Ethernet circuits allow us to deliver patient data to physician screens within seconds."

"This capability raises our level of care to what is normally associated with large, infrastructure-intensive hospitals," said McMillian. "Additionally, it opened the door to completing a business continuity disaster recovery (BCDR) project that will reduce our recovery time by 98 percent, from hours to minutes."

With the addition of the West Hills Gastroenterology and West Side Surgical facilities, all 12 of The Oregon Clinic's locations are seamlessly connected to one another through Time Warner Telecom's Portland area network. Transmission speeds vary up to 1 Gbps per location. Together, these locations support the clinic's ability to provide more than 120,000 patient appointments annually. Furthermore, The Oregon Clinic's metro Ethernet solution economically provides substantial bandwidth to meet the firm's goal of transmitting electronic medical record (EMR) data as well as patient exam images to physicians on the network as quickly as possible.

The network extension further provides The Oregon Clinic the ability to deploy a real-time, data backup disaster recovery solution. The DR solution will leverage their enterprise disk arrays to back up The Oregon Clinic's 17 terabytes of patient and enterprise data to the firm's data center facility across a Time Warner Telecom 500 Mbps metro Ethernet link. "The Time Warner Telecom, high-capacity circuits will reduce our recovery time from hours to minutes," said McMillian.

"The demand for cost-effective, reliable and secure data circuits from health care facilities and other businesses is driving our program to expand our fiber network to new areas of Portland," said Jon Nicholson, Vice President and General Manager for Time Warner Telecom in Portland. "Our metro Ethernet service easily scales to from 1Gbps and higher to handle our customers' most bandwidth-intensive data transport needs. Together, our national network, 75 metropolitan networks across the country and thousands of buildings on our network, companies can easily share large data files in town or across the country."

Time Warner Telecom is changing its name to tw telecom on July 1, 2008.

About Time Warner Telecom

Time Warner Telecom Inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, Time Warner Telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Time Warner Telecom will change its name to tw telecom on July 1, 2008. Please visit http://www.twtelecom.com for more information.

About The Oregon Clinic

The Oregon Clinic is one of the largest private specialty physician practices in Oregon. An evidence-based, multidisciplinary organization, The Oregon Clinic provides the highest quality care using a team approach to address medical conditions in the areas of cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, urology, podiatry, otolaryntology, radiation and medical oncology, imaging, cardiothoracic surgery, and general and minimally invasive surgery. The Oregon Clinic is committed to provide the highest quality care, to practice data-driven medicine, to provide leadership for the healthcare community, and to offer respectful, compassionate service. It was founded in 1994 with the merger of several clinical groups in Portland, offering specialty care from Vancouver to Salem, and from Hood River to Astoria. The Oregon Clinic is located at 1111 NE 99th Ave., Portland, OR. Visit The Oregon Clinic website at http://www.orclinic.com.


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