Children's Hospital Boston Extends Voice Contract with AT&T
Boston, Massachusetts, July 25, 2007
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced that Children's Hospital Boston has renewed its AT&T OneNet® contract for voice services for an additional two years. The new contract extends AT&T's 20-year history of providing telecommunications services to the world-renowned pediatric medical center.
AT&T OneNet provides a flexible solution to organizations with complex communications needs. Customers choose from a variety of call-management, routing and call-processing features in order to minimize costs and maximize flexibility of service. Children's Hospital Boston uses these advanced calling features to streamline communication for hundreds of doctors, researchers and administrators at work in 17 separate locations throughout Boston.
"Children's is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to children and to supporting their families," said John Meek, telecommunications manager at Children's Hospital Boston. "In critical-care situations, a few minutes can make a huge difference. With AT&T, we are confident that our specialists are supported by highly efficient and reliable voice services. We look forward to extending our 20-year relationship with AT&T."
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About Children's Hospital Boston
Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children's Hospital Boston today is the nation's leading pediatric medical center, the largest provider of health care to Massachusetts children, and the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. In addition to 347 pediatric and adolescent inpatient beds and comprehensive outpatient programs, Children's houses the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries benefit both children and adults. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, nine members of the Institute of Medicine and 10 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Children's research community. For more information about the hospital visit: www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.
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