Ascom wins multi-year contract up to CHF 1.2 million per year from Bærum Municipality in Norway
Ascom Wireless Solutions has been selected to renew the nurse call system at the Bærum Municipality in Norway with its on-site solution Ascom teleCARE IP.
Bærum Municipality in Norway has chosen Ascom teleCARE IP as their new nurse call system for several residential centers, nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the municipality. During the coming years, the municipality's old nurse call equipment will be replaced with a new reliable and effective system covering their needs for years to come. The framework contract is worth up to NOK 10 million (CHF 1.2 million) per year.
"We have chosen a supplier who can provide functionality matching both our current and future needs for a foreseeable future. One of our challenges is the increased workload for our professional caregivers, and hence a need to improve workflow efficiency to make sure that our staff can focus on their patients. We need safe, reliable and appropriate solutions, and Ascom provides the best solution," says Torge Glenn Øverli, Project Manager, Bærum Municipality.
Bærum Municipality's has high ambitions of being an innovative local authority and through the investment they are prepared to face future challenges in their care services.
"The Municipality needs suitable tools for supporting both residents and staff. The new system will make it easier for the residents to communicate with the staff and thereby optimize the caregiver's work, without compromising patient safety," says Claes Ödman, General Manager, Ascom Wireless Solutions.
Ascom is an international solutions provider with comprehensive know-how in healthcare workflows and telecommunications. The company is active in Wireless Solutions (an international market leader for high-value, customer-specific on-site communication solutions and workflow optimization) and Network Testing (a global market leader in testing, monitoring, post processing, and performance optimization for mobile networks). The Ascom Group is headquartered in Switzerland, has subsidiaries in 19 countries and employs around 1,700 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.
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