Highlighting NTC Members Stepping Up to the Challenges of Coronovirus
Written by: Cara McCarthy | Posted Mar 27, 2020

The Nashville region is known for its innovation and creativity.  Those qualities have never been better displayed than in our response to this global pandemic.  We are truly proud of the ways our Greater Nashville Technology Council members have stepped up to support us all 

Here are a few stories high-lighted from our NTC member community: 

 

 

 

Appian has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies.  The app establishes a central command center to safeguard the health and safety of employees.  It tracks health status, location, travel history and any COVID-19 incident details.  Employers are able track health and work status of all employees, by geography and department. Click for more info

 

 

 

Relatient’s patient engagement tools, like 2-way patient chat and digital intake, are being used by medical practice to further mitigate the risk of COVID-19 to patient and their state.  In some cases, these tools are helping patients check-in and wait for their turn from their vehicles, skipping the waiting room entirely.  Click here for more info

 

 

 

Hytchhas leveraged its mobility incentive app to give rewards to those who “shelter in place” during the COVID-19 outbreak and waived all setup and service feesClick here for more info

 

 

 

Perception Health announced a new service to track the daily spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The service shows the daily impact of COVID-19 on America’s counties and local health systems. Click here for more info

 

 

 

Smile Direct has opened its 3D printing manufacturing facility to partner with medical supply companies and health organizations to increase production of medical supplies necessary to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more info

 

 

 

Optum is providing tools such as safety information and free professional emotional support resources to health care professional and the public. Click here for more info

 

 

 

Hewlett Packard Enterprises has been enlisted by the Federal Government to use its high-performance computing technology to significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to end the threat from COVID-19. Click here for more info

 

 

 

Infosys Foundation in the US will open up their learning platform for teachers, so they can continue to school their students from home. In India, Infosys Foundation has offered to partner with the government to help set up a medical facility to address the healthcare needs of citizens affected by coronavirus. Click here for more info

 

 

 

RingCentral Office will provide all those impacted with video conferencing, team messaging, business phones, and even SMS and fax — all modes of communication especially used by teachers, students, healthcare providers, and non-profits as they come to terms with the impact of COVID-19. Click here for more info

 

 

 

Dell has provided an initial donation of two million yuan ($284,000 USD) to fund badly needed materials including surgical masks, protective clothing and eye protectors for local hospitals.  They have extended support in China, delivering an in-kind IT infrastructure donation valued at 6 million yuan ($853,000 USD) to the Hubei Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and set aside another $3 million USD in funds and in-kind technology donations to help meet the greatest needs of our communities and the front-line organizations working to treat and contain COVID-19 around the world. Click here to learn more

 

 

 

ServiceNow has created a no-charge community apps to help organizations worldwide better manage the critical emergency response workflows required during this global pandemic.  Nearly 1,000 organizations worldwide, including local, state, and federal agencies, have downloaded these tools, with many immediately activating the apps to incredible, and potentially lifesaving, effect. Click here for more info

 

 

 

ENA has special offering to access tools and resources that help improve communication, facilitate virtual learning and telehealth programs, and track student engagement. Click here for more info

 

We’d like to continue to heap praise on those addressing these challenges. If your organization would like to highlight the ways you are stepping up, please fill out the details here.

 

Many NTC Members are also stepping up locally!  Are there services your organization can provide to the local public or tech community to help in the wake of the tornados or coronavirus pandemic? Please click here to find out other ways your organization can provide help and how we can amplify your offers!

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