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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Launches ReadyCam® On-Site Studio

August 27, 2013 — Newton, MA

VideoLink is pleased to announce the launch of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ReadyCam® on-site studio.

“We are thrilled to partner with one of the top hospitals for cancer research and patient care,” says Rich Silton, President and CEO of VideoLink. “ReadyCam® will offer them the opportunity to share breaking news, clinical trials, and patient stories while saving them valuable time and expenses associated with travel or hiring camera crews.”

Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s ReadyCam® on-site studio will allow physicians and scientists from the organization to provide live and recorded interviews to television networks right from the New York hospital. The camera system is capable of transmitting broadcast quality, HD video over VideoLink’s Enhanced IP™ network to audiences around the world.

“The rapid, 24/7 pace at which our current news is delivered requires not only immediate accessibility on breaking news, but having a readily available network of experts to provide thought leadership on a wide range of cancer-related topics,” said Christine Hickey, Director of Communications at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. “We are excited to have the capability to offer our expertise and analysis more quickly and to a wider audience.”

Contact Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Media Coordinators during regular business hours at 212-639-3573 to book the Memorial Sloan-Kettering ReadyCam® studio for expert commentary and interviews. After hours, contact the hospital’s page operator at 212-639-7900 and ask for the Public Affairs representative on-call.

About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center with more than 125 years devoted to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. They are one of 41 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.

The close collaboration between physicians and scientists enables Memorial Sloan-Kettering to provide patients with the best care available as they work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Their education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world. For more information, go to www.mskcc.org.

About VideoLink LLC

VideoLink LLC is a leading video services provider with experience in all aspects of video content creation including strategy, production and leading-edge transmission solutions. For over 20 years, VideoLink’s award-winning staff has been the preferred partner of global television networks and corporate clients looking to create superior quality video.  With three HD multi-camera studio locations, HD satellite trucks and over 160 ReadyCam® studios around the globe, VideoLink has the flexibility and resources to manage any project, from complex multi-camera remote productions to single-person live television interviews. To learn more about VideoLink’s services and products, visit www.videolink.tv.

VideoLink Media Contact

Lloyd Bunting
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
VideoLink LLC
617-340-4210

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