ShoreTel Showcases Unified Communications for Healthcare Industry

2010 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, March 1-4

Updated: January 06, 2011

ShoreTel Showcases Unified Communications for Healthcare Industry

SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 23, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) ShoreTel, the leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems with fully integrated Unified Communications (UC), is exhibiting its award-winning system at the upcoming 2010 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. A multitude of healthcare organizations have chosen ShoreTel's reliable and cost-effective system because it can be easily deployed, used and integrated with existing PBX systems, devices and software solutions, without putting an undue burden on medical and IT staff. ShoreTel is demonstrating its solution during HIMSS10, March 1-4, in booth #6157.

Monday, March 1, 2:30-3:15 pm in Pavilion 607: Rusty Williams, vice president for information services and technology at The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, is speaking about the society's real-world ShoreTel deployment and its positive impact on patient care. Bernard Gutnick, ShoreTel's senior director of product marketing, is also presenting during the session, titled "Good Samaritan Society - Improving Patient Care with All IP Based Unified Communications Solutions."

About Bernard Gutnick, senior director of product marketing, ShoreTel: Bernard Gutnick, senior director of product marketing, is a frequent representative for ShoreTel in public speaking events and education forums, and is well known for his case study presentations. Gutnick has more than 20 years of experience in the communications industry and holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada.

About Rusty Williams, VP for information services and technology, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society: Williams joined the Society in June 1997. Prior to joining, he served as chief information officer for the Multi State Hospital Division of Adventist Health Systems in Orlando, Fla. Williams has spent the last 25 years working in health care, serving in different application development and management positions. He is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Center of Aging Services Technology (CAST) and has served as a committee member with the American Health Care Association (AHCA).


HIMSS10 -- Pavilion 607

Monday, March 1, 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

"Good Samaritan Society - Improving Patient Care with All IP Based Unified Communications Solutions"

Speakers: Bernard Gutnick and Rusty Williams


Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

About ShoreTel, Inc.

ShoreTel, Inc. is the provider of brilliantly simple Unified Communication (UC) solutions based on its award-winning IP business phone system. We offer organizations of all sizes integrated, voice, video, data, and mobile communications on an open, distributed IP architecture that helps significantly reduce the complexity and costs typically associated with other solutions. The feature-rich ShoreTel UC system offers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and the highest customer satisfaction in the industry, in part because it is easy to deploy, manage, scale and use. Increasingly, companies around the world are finding a competitive edge by replacing business-as-usual with new thinking, and choosing ShoreTel to handle their integrated business communication. ShoreTel is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in Austin, Texas, United Kingdom, Sydney, Australia and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit

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