ONSTREAM MEDIA TO WEBCAST MIAMI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL'S 45th ANNUAL
PEDIATRIC POSTGRADUATE COURSE
POMPANO BEACH, FL – February 19, 2010 - Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand Internet video, corporate web communications and content management applications, today announced the company will be webcasting Miami Children's Hospital's 45th annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course (PPGC) - a course that is regarded as the most established continuing, independent medical education program in the country.
The four-day course, beginning February 22, stems from Miami Children's Hospital's tradition of quality and excellence in health care for children and is academically tailored to advance the clinical and research aspects of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Renowned faculty from all over the United States and the world will be presenting the most recent advances for the practicing pediatrician.
"We're excited to have Onstream Media play an important part in video recording and webcasting our entire program over the Internet," said Dr. Rani S. Gereige, Director of Medical Education, Miami Children's Hospital. "With Onstream Media, the speakers and information will be available as an on-demand continuing education course after the conference which is reflective of Miami Children's Hospital's commitment to advance the educational development of medical professionals who are serving children worldwide."
"Miami Children's Hospital is a world leader in pediatric healthcare and we're pleased to be supporting PPGC's mission of providing a state-of-the-art forum for continuing medical education in Pediatrics," said Randy Selman, President and CEO, Onstream Media.
The PPGC entitled, "Perspectives in Pediatrics," is expecting approximately 750 participants, including pediatricians, family practitioners, residents/fellows, and ancillary staff members. Attendees will be learning from the world's foremost teachers who have proven ability to translate theoretical information to the practical level of day-to-day pediatric care.
The PPGC provides education in all areas of pediatrics including topics such as Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nutrition, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine through its General Sessions and Symposiums/Workshops. Additionally, a Pediatric Board Review Course is offered that provides an opportunity to refresh pediatric knowledge to approximately 180 physicians preparing to sit for their pediatric boards. For more information, visit www.ppgcpip.com.
About Miami Children's Hospital:
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008 and 2009 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor.
About Onstream Media:
Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM) is an online service provider of live and on-demand internet video, corporate web communications and content management applications. Onstream Media's pioneering Digital Media Services Platform (DMSP) provides customers with cost effective tools for encoding, managing, indexing, and publishing content via the Internet. The DMSP provides our clients with intelligent delivery and syndication of video advertising, streaming video, mobile streaming and supports pay-per-view for online video and other rich media assets. The DMSP also provides an efficient workflow for transcoding and publishing user- generated content in combination with social networks and online video classifieds, utilizing Onstream Media's Auction VideoT (patent pending) technology. In addition, Onstream Media provides live and on-demand webcasting, webinars, web and audio conferencing services. In fact, almost half of the Fortune 1000 companies and 78% of the Fortune 100 CEOs and CFOs have used Onstream Media's services.
Select Onstream Media customers include: AAA, Bonnier Corporation, Dell, Disney, Georgetown University, National Press Club, PR Newswire, Shareholder.com (NASDAQ), Sony Pictures and the U.S. Government. Onstream Media's strategic relationships include Akamai, Adobe, BT Conferencing, eBay and Qwest. For more information, visit Onstream Media at http://www.onstreammedia.com or call 954-917-6655.
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