Melbourne-based specialty distributor Wavelink has tapped NTT Australia to deploy a smartphone fleet to Canberra hospitals.
The rollout got here in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to assist ACT Well being employees throughout Canberra Hospital and College of Canberra Hospital, with some 2000 ruggedised smartphones rolled out.
The smartphones have been from Spectralink, a supplier of enterprise cellular options for a variety of industries. The Versity mannequin particularly is purpose-built for the rugged necessities of the healthcare surroundings.
ACT Well being sought an answer that helps facilitate cohesive communication, streamlined workflows, and quicker ingress and egress to COVID-19 areas and different isolation zones within the hospitals.
“Every nurse carries a Spectralink Versity smartphone, connecting them to their colleagues and the skin world with out making a contamination threat. Employees members have entry to the apps they should work successfully and effectively at their fingertips while sporting gloves with out the necessity to constantly change the PPE required,” ACT Well being chief nursing and midwifery data officer Rebecca Heland mentioned.
The Versity smartphones have been introduced in to cut back the chance of cross-contamination and an infection as they’re designed to resist hospital-grade cleansing brokers. ACT Well being additionally sought to cut back the complexity brought on by having a number of communication platforms.
“It was vital to have gadgets that would meet an infection management requirements. The Spectralink Versity telephones supply this functionality and, as a result of now we have a fleet of gadgets with interchangeable batteries and charging stations, this has made managing the gadgets day-to-day quite simple. The gadgets themselves are intuitive and simple to make use of, which reduces the necessity for busy employees members to need to discover ways to use one other machine,” Heland added.
Wavelink managing director Ilan Rubin mentioned, “Offering purpose-built communications options to healthcare organisations is a key focus for Wavelink. The Spectralink Versity gadgets are supreme to allow ACT Well being for fast and quick response to challenges posed by COVID-19 by having a healthcare particular machine.”
“Offering a fleet of gadgets simplifies administration for ACT Well being and helps ship a robust return on funding. Wavelink is proud to work with NTT to offer these gadgets and help to ACT Well being.”