SOURCE: Language Access Network

July 20, 2006 09:45 ET

Language Access Network Continues Expansion at OSU Medical Center

COLUMBUS, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 20, 2006 -- Language Access Network (PINKSHEETS: LANW) announced today the expansion of the company's video language interpretation services at the Ohio State University Medical Center. On September 1, 2006, the high-quality video language interpretation service will be available at the OSU Thomas E. Rardin Family Practice, OSU Harding Hospital, and in Pre and Post Operation in the Surgery Department.

"As our video interpretation service is implemented throughout the OSU Medical Center, our company helps the hospital realize a savings of resources and increase immediate access to health care for limited English proficient patients," stated Andrew Panos, Language Access Network's President. "Our service also assists the hospital in abiding by HIPAA and JCAHO regulations."

Currently, Language Access Network interpretation services are available in the Emergency Department at University Hospital and University Hospital East, and in the Labor and Delivery Department at University Hospital.

The Ohio State University Medical Center includes the College of Medicine, OSU Physicians and the OSU Health System, comprising University Hospital, James Cancer Hospital, University Hospital East, OSU Harding Hospital, Dodd Hall Rehabilitation Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital and a network of community care sites. OSU Physicians, the practice plan of the OSU Medical Center, is composed of more than 700 regular faculty in the College of Medicine who provide high-quality and coordinated healthcare to Medical Center patients.

Ohio State's academic medical center has consistently been named one of America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report magazine with 13 specialty programs being listed as among the country's best in the most recent edition. Also, 173 faculty members are included in the most recent edition of the nationally acclaimed directory, "Best Doctors in America."

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Language Access Network Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LANW), based in southern Nevada, is a pioneer in video language interpretation services with operations in Columbus, Ohio. The company provides healthcare outlets, medical facilities and pharmacies with professionally trained interpreters 24 hours a day, seven days a week through its centralized video language center, interpreting more than 150 different languages and American Sign Language through real-time, interactive video technology. Language Access Network Inc. is the only company on a national basis that offers this type of groundbreaking video language interpretation service, allowing health care providers, pharmacies and medical facilities to provide better, more efficient overall health care.

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