Longtime Hospice Supporter David Finch Provides Equipment For Nonprofit’s New Facility

[USPRwire, Mon Feb 08 2010] David Finch, president and CEO of ATCOM Business Telecom Solutions (www.atcombts.com), a communication solutions provider, has announced that the company has donated a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone system to Hospice of Wake County’s new facility. Designed to ease the strain on health care facilities, and expand the availability of grief counseling and communitywide programs, the new facility includes a hospice home, administrative building, sanctuary, and grounds, and is located at 250 Hospice Circle in Raleigh. The VoIP system will allow for improved communication for all Hospice staff and volunteers, and ensure quality care for Hospice patients.

“Everyone at ATCOM was pleased to support Hospice of Wake County,” said Finch. “With their new facility, Hospice of Wake County will be able to serve patients in their hospice home on campus, along with serving patients in their own homes. Our hope is that communication will be streamlined and effective for everyone involved.”

“We are most appreciative to David Finch and the ATCOM team for the generous donation of telephone equipment to our new hospice care center,” said Michael Blanchard, vice president of development for Hospice of Wake County. “The Finch family has been faithful supporters of ours for many years, so I know this project has held a special place in David’s heart. In addition, we have been business partners with ATCOM for quite some time and have enjoyed a wonderful working relationship with them. This gift is a vital in-kind donation to the building campaign that saved us the expense of purchasing a comparable phone system. In return for this donation, we have named the family/visitor office in our new hospice home in honor of ATCOM.”

- Hospice of Wake County has provided services for patients and their families since 1979. As the only nonprofit hospice provider based in the Wake County region, Hospice of Wake County serves Wake, Franklin, Johnston, Durham and Harnett counties. For more information, visit www.hospiceofwake.org.

- A dedication ceremony for the new facility was held on Jan. 9.

ATCOM Business Telecom Solutions, a communication solutions provider founded in 1979, is an industry leader in business telecommunications with an expertise in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), a technology that enables businesses to upgrade their existing systems while embracing Internet technologies such as the Web, e-mail, instant messaging, presence and video conferencing. With a client base comprising over 5,000 businesses, ATCOM offers deployment of business telephone systems, unified messaging systems, wireless solutions, LAN/WAN infrastructure/services, video conferencing, carrier network services for local and long distance, and structured cabling solutions for voice and data. The privately-held firm is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, with regional offices in Charlotte and the Triad. ATCOM was ranked as one of North Carolina’s top small businesses in 2008 and 2009 by Business Leader magazine, and has twice received award recognition as one of North Carolina’s Top 50 Technology Companies. For more information, please call (800) 849-8266 or visit the Web site at www.atcombts.com.

Your community hospice since 1979, Hospice of Wake County provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to those living with an advanced illness, their caregivers, and those who have lost a loved one regardless of age, race, religion, or financial circumstances. Our service area includes Johnston, Franklin, Chatham, Durham, Granville and Harnett counties as well as Wake County. Guided by community-based boards of directors and supported by a dedicated professional staff, our goal is to provide compassionate hospice care that allows patients to enjoy every moment of their lives to the fullest. For more information on Hospice of Wake County you may call 919-828-0890 or visit www.hospiceofwake.org.

Jill Mastrangelo
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600


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