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Technologies to aid Disaster Relief and Search and Rescue Missions

As the government aids the areas of our country that are recovering from hurricanes and wildfires, GovDirect is here to support you with mission critical technologies that work in the harshest elements.

– In times of natural crisis, making calls can become a challenge. Handhelds like the Panasonic N1 work even with a wet touch screen and are the answer when workers need to make calls in disaster areas.

– Get a birds eye view with aerial video from Yuneec drones. From a safe vantage point you can now view what is happening before sending in human resources.

– Connectivity in the field is always mission critical.  Cradlepoint wireless solutions can power the transmission of streaming videos to dispatchers and field workers.

GovDirect is authorized on several purchasing contracts such as GSA, CHESS, NETCENTS and SEWP.  For more information on our technology solutions or contracts, please email sales@govdirect.com. We have a free demo program aand offer deep discounts for federal and DOD customers.

Mid-Atlantic Public Sector Technology Update

Excited to share some of the newest announcements for North Carolina public sector agencies for this month:

Are you using Panasonic Arbitrator for video evidence capture?  Please make sure you’re operating on the latest software.  If you would like a free consultation on your current evidence management, please let me know.

Yuneec Drones are the latest solution for search and rescue missions and are useful anytime you would like to get a bird’s eye view in patrol areas.

So much of mobile productivity depends on connectivity. Video streaming and other applications can slow down transmissions of emails and other mission critical data.  Cradlepoint can help officers and other public officials stay online when on the go.  Reach out to me if you would like more information.

As you may know, we are a full service IT and AV supplier ready to outfit cars, city buildings, and more with best in class technology.  See our line card here for more information on the technology solutions we offer and install.

Healthcare Beyond the Office with Mobile & In-Vehicle Networks Healthcare IT Enabled by 4G LTE

WHAT YOU’LL GET:

  • An overview of how wireless connectivity is enabling healthcare to be more flexible and competitive
  • Considerations for choosing healthcare solutions that ensure secure, reliable, and cost-effective network connectivity
  • How 4G LTE improves the delivery of care and patient satisfaction
  • A customer success story featuring St. David’s Foundation Mobile Dental Program

It’s time for healthcare providers to change the way they think about their services. No longer is healthcare simply about healing sick patients in the confines of the office or hospital. Growing competition driven by changes in public policy and consumer
expectations mean that healthcare organizations must find ways to meet patients where they want and need healthcare the most—which requires extending care, and connectivity, beyond the boundaries of traditional healthcare facilities.

With the Internet at their fingertips, patients now feel a greater sense of empowerment and choice, which is driving the “consumerization of healthcare.” Today’s consumers are savvier, have higher service expectations, and are more comfortable with technology. They seek providers who not only care, but whose service offerings enable wellness. Additionally, sweeping changes ushered in by the Affordable Care Act, along with growing business pressures, have begun to turn the standard reimbursement model on its head, shifting from a pay-for service model to a pay-for-value model that focuses on wellness and prevention.

New paradigms in healthcare IT promise care providers the best of both worlds: superior care with greater flexibility. The growth of 4G LTE networks now lets medical professionals sever traditional ties to the office and use high-speed, reliable connectivity to enable key wellness programs and bring advanced care to patients anywhere and everywhere.

The growing number of healthcare professionals who see patients at home or even in their workplaces use mobile networks to ensure secure, compliant connectivity from anywhere to quickly update charts, check patient prescriptions, review reference materials, and communicate with the patient’s team of providers, all without having to return back to the central office. Similarly, from first responders to public health providers, healthcare professionals who do their work on the road rely on in-vehicle networks to transmit lifesaving information and update patient records without having to return to the central office. This white paper explores how healthcare IT administrators are enabling mobile Internet access through 4G LTE; considerations for choosing healthcare solutions that ensure secure, reliable, and cost-effective network connectivity; and the advantages of 4G LTE connectivity over traditional wired solutions.

For more information call GovDirect at 888-TOUGH-31 or email sales@govdirect.com.

Review the Latest Public Safety Technology as you prepare budgets

What technology takes the forefront as you prepare budgets for upgrades to your equipment?  GovDirect is here to provide free product demos and support as you plan for the year ahead. We specialize in high-level technology for public sector agencies, such as the following:

  • There are two new devices out from Panasonic- the 10.1″ Android A2 rugged tablet, and the 12.5″ semi-rugged detachable Q2 laptop.
  • We offer GPS Asset Trackers specifically for Law Enforcement- you can see more details here. These allow you to see real time tracking information on fleet vehicles!
  • Rugged mobile routers from Cradlepoint, and persistent connection technology from NetMotion improve field connections and reduce downtime.
  • Talk with one of our body worn camera specialists if you are looking to add or implement body worn technology. See how our customers at Greenville County are using Arbitrator cameras here.

We offer technology solutions on several state contracts as well as National IPA, PEPPM, NASPO and others.

Approved Technology on the Virginia State Contract

Wanted to make sure you have a list of the technology available for procurement from GovDirect on state purchasing contracts for this year’s projects.

  • Panasonic Toughbook mobile devices such as the fully rugged and detachable CF-20. I have a demo available, please reach out if you would like an evaluation. You can see an overview of Panasonic Public Sector skus and services here.
  • Cradlepoint and NetMotion mobile connectivity solutions optimize bandwidth over networks as video applications use large quantities of data.
  • Digital Evidence Management Services. I am certified to engineer and install Arbitrator solutions and can perform post-deployment services.  Panasonic Arbitrator solutions are listed on VA contract #E194-73322-MA2201. Reach out if you would like a free analysis of how you’re managing digital evidence today.

We can also support with free grant writing support services. If you want to set up a call or onsite meeting to discuss technology solutions that are available to you on the VA contract, NASPO, National IPA and others, please let us know.

Join us Feb. 8th & 9th for a FREE Public Sector Technology Keynote

GovDirect would like to invite you to join us for our Public Safety keynote sessions taking place in Dallas on Feb. 8th and in Austin on Feb. 9th at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  We will be discussing Mobility, Digital Evidence capture, and broadband.  You can see full event details and information on our sponsors, Panasonic, Verizon, Havis, and Cradlepoint on our website here.

If you have any questions about the event, please email rsvp@govdirect.com.