Sierra7 Partnered with AvaSure providing Virtual Patient Monitoring Systems to Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
FALLS CHURCH, VA, August 13, 2022 – Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, located in Augusta, Georgia, has awarded Sierra7, Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), the Virtual Patient Monitoring Systems contract to help advance care and support to veterans. Under the Telecare Companion IDIQ contract, Sierra7 will provide 40 AvaSure virtual patient monitoring devices to the facility, to enhance veteran care and provide additional tools to its dedicated VA nursing and hospital staff.
Sierra7’s partner AvaSure is the market leader in providing virtual patient monitoring solutions to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and commercial hospitals across the United States, with nearly 1,000 hospital installations to date, and over 75 million patient observation hours. This solution reduces dangerous falls and other adverse events and contributes to the overall safety of veterans.
“We look forward to working with Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center as they continue to care for veterans,” said Rafael Fagundo, Founder and CEO of Sierra7. “Our mission is to serve those who serve, and we are pleased to offer innovative healthcare solutions such as the TeleSitter® Solution to help care teams continue to improve quality and delivery of care to our veterans.”
Joseph Bush, AvaSure’ s General Counsel, stated, “We are pleased to be working with Sierra7 and VA Augusta Health Care System (Charlie Norwood VAMC). AvaSure’s audiovisual patient monitoring platform and services will improve veteran patient safety, allowing the care team to scale and expand their reach. Now more than ever clinicians everywhere are being asked to do more with fewer resources and we are providing VA care teams with the vital tools to build upon their success. We look forward to future expansion within VA medical centers through our partnership with Sierra7 and the launch of AvaSure TeleNurse™, AvaSure’ s virtual nurse solution.”
Founded in 2009, Sierra7, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare, information technology, and professional consulting services for a wide range of federal clients across the United States. As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and CMMI-SVC Level 3-appraised member of the government technology and services industry. Sierra7 is a Prime contractor on VA T4NG, VHA-IHT, GSA VETS 2, NIH CIO-SP3, NASA SEWP V, VA TeleCare Companion, and multiple GSA schedules. In 2022, Sierra7 achieved AWS Select Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and had recent recognition as Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Midsize Patriot Employer of the Year. To learn more, visit: https://sierra7.com
As the pioneer and market leader in virtual patient monitoring, AvaSure has helped hundreds of hospitals and health systems large and small create safer environments for patients, families and caregivers. A large and growing body of clinical evidence proves that by optimizing workforce efficiencies and reducing adverse events, AvaSure consistently improves its customers’ key performance indicators. AvaSure technology can be purchased through GSA Schedule and the Solution for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SWP). For more information, visit www.AvaSure.com