NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - SPi Healthcare, a leading provider of medical transcription services, announced today the appointment of Ms. Stephanie Wallace as Director of Sales for the East Coast region.

In her new role, Ms. Wallace will be responsible for expanding SPi's footprint on the East Coast by building broader and deeper relationships with hospitals, clinics and physician groups in that region.

Ms. Wallace has two decades of experience in the medical transcription and healthcare information industry. Her cross-functional, domain knowledge includes roles in sales and marketing, business development, project management, operations and consulting. Prior to joining SPi, Ms. Wallace held senior management roles at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Diskriter, CTech Solutions and Landmark Transcription.

Welcoming Ms. Wallace to the SPi family, Mr. Ethan Cohen, President of SPi Healthcare, said, "We are pleased to have Stephanie join our sales team. With her deep understanding of medical transcription and her successful track record, we look forward to working with her to expand our presence on the East Coast. I am confident that Stephanie will play a key role in the continued growth and success of SPi Healthcare."

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. To learn more, visit

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).

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