Hospital Technology and Communications Leader, TeleHealth Services, Names Matthew K Barker to Director of Marketing Position

Released on: October 30, 2008, 9:10 am

Press Release Author: Matt Barker/ TeleHealth Services

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: Interactive patient education and communications stalwart,
TeleHealth Services, names marketing guru Matthew K. Barker to Director of Marketing

Press Release Body: RALEIGH, NC - October 30, 2008 - TeleHealth Services, Inc., a
leading provider of integrated communication solutions for the healthcare market,
has named Matthew K. Barker to the new position of Director of Marketing. Mr.
Barker's duties will include strategic market planning, market research and

After a comprehensive search, TeleHealth Services selected Mr. Barker to direct its
marketing efforts for its comprehensive line of integrated hospital television and
entertainment solutions, patient and staff education solutions, and patient
interactive television solutions. Mr. Barker brings more than 10 years of experience
in marketing management to TeleHealth. He has served in various marketing leadership
roles at North Carolina companies, including most recently the Director of Marketing
at Hosted Solutions Inc. In that role, he increased revenue by 112 percent in a
single year, as well as achieved a 727 percent return on total marketing
expenditures. Prior to that, Mr. Barker was Manager of Sales and Operations at
Suddenlink Communications and Product Manager of Broadband Products at Cox

"We are excited that Matt has joined the TeleHealth team," said George Fleming,
President and CEO of Telerent Leasing Corporation, the parent company of TeleHealth
Services. "His vision, leadership skills and integrity, paired with his success in
a variety of marketing roles makes him the ideal marketing executive for our
organization. His expertise will allow TeleHealth Services to fully maximize market
penetration and help us reach our aggressive business goals. Matt's energy and
expertise will play a vital role in our continued strategic marketing efforts and
growth across the country."

Mr. Barker earned a BS in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at

About TeleHealth Services:
TeleHealth Services, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, is the nation's leading provider
of integrated communications solutions for the healthcare market: bedside access to
entertainment, education and services; patient and staff video-on-demand education
systems; hospital-grade televisions and accessories; education and entertainment
content; system installation, maintenance and financing services. TeleHealth
Services is a division of Telerent Leasing Corporation, which has been headquartered
in Raleigh, North Carolina, since its founding in 1957. Telerent itself is a
wholly-owned subsidiary of ITOCHU International, Inc., a U.S. company based in New
York City and a Global 500 corporation.

For more information on TeleHealth, call 800-733-8610, or visit at

Web Site:

Contact Details: Contact:
Matthew K. Barker
Director of Marketing
TeleHealth Services

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