September 03, 2009 09:00 ET

SPi Healthcare Appoints Mr. Steve Mandell as Vice President of Business Development

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - September 3, 2009) - SPi Healthcare, a leading provider of medical transcription services, announced today the appointment of Mr. Steve Mandell as the Vice President of Business Development.

Mr. Mandell brings to SPi over twenty years of experience in the healthcare information industry and has held various senior level leadership and consulting positions during the last ten years, including being one of the founders and CEO for Heartland Information Services. In this newly created role, Mr. Mandell will be responsible for creating opportunities to expand SPi's transcription services footprint with national health systems and integrated delivery networks (IDNs). He will also be focusing on various development initiatives related to SPi's transcription services.

Welcoming Mr. Mandell to the SPi family, Mr. Ethan Cohen, President of SPi Healthcare, said, "We are delighted to have Steve join our team and look forward to leveraging his experience and domain expertise. With his successful track record in identifying and developing strategic opportunities, we are confident that Steve will be a great asset to our team and will contribute significantly to our growth."

Speaking on his appointment, Mr. Mandell commented, "I am truly excited to join the SPi Healthcare team and look forward to helping to shape their business development strategy and to advance their efforts in entering into new partnerships and alliances. SPi Healthcare is a solid and reliable transcription services company, and I am excited to be working with an impressive team as we grow the business together."

About SPi Healthcare

SPi Healthcare is one of the leading providers of medical transcription solutions to over 100 hospitals, health systems, multi-specialty clinics and physician practices. SPi Healthcare employs over 1,200 medical language specialists using a "Best Shore Model" spanning across three global centers of excellence located in the United States, India and the Philippines.

About SPi

SPi is a leading full-service global BPO solutions provider with offices and facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia. SPi has over 14,000 employees delivering a wide range of customer interaction and knowledge-based content outsourcing services to diversified markets, including Healthcare, Legal, and Publishing. SPi consistently improves operating efficiency, lowers costs, and helps to strengthen the competitive position of more than 500 clients worldwide.

SPi is 100% owned by ePLDT, Inc. ePLDT, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), the leading telecommunications provider in the Philippines. PLDT is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PHP: TEL), and its American Depository Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: PHI).

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Contact Information

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    Elizabeth Nolan
    Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing, and Strategy
    (202) 449 7692
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