IT&E donates tablets to Guam Regional Medical City

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PHOTO CAPTION Guam Regional Medical City accepts donations of 6 Samsung Galaxy Tabs to be used to provide safe face-to-face communications between medical staff and patients. (From left) Ted Constantino, SVP - Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer; Jennifer Cruz, SVP - Chief Nursing Officer; Bernie Lobaton, AVP – Supply Chain; Charlotte Huntsman, SVP – Human Resources; and Alan Funtanilla, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Photo courtesy of Guam Regional Medical City.

IT&E donated 6 Samsung Galaxy tablets with 4G LTE data service to Guam Regional Medical City to be used by medical staff on the front lines.

The tablets will be used to provide safe face-to-face communications between medical staff and patients in the intensive care unit, as well as at other nursing units throughout the hospital

“GRMC staff are working around the clock to care for patients. In order to overcome this crisis as a community, we believe we need to support every effort to slow the spread of the virus. We’re proud to be able to provide the tools GRMC needs to respond to the current health crisis efficiently and effectively.” – Jay Shedd, Senior Director of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service at IT&E

“Today we received a heartwarming support from one of the premier companies in Guam. IT&E has been encouraging its consumers to use technology to live their best life by discovering, or rediscovering, the extraordinary in everyday life. And we are truly encouraged to use technology in bringing telehealth services to the people of Guam especially during this Covid-19 pandemic situation. We are truly grateful for the tablets you have donated to our team and rest assured it will go a long way as we continue to treat and care for all our patients and their family members as we would a beloved family member.” – Dr. Mike Cruz, President and CEO of Guam Regional Medical City.

The retail value of the devices and service is more than $3,000.

IT&E remains committed to helping flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19. Throughout April, the company worked to unite with organizations like this and others to build a strong community dedicated to alleviating hardships and helping its people thrive during the pandemic.

Organizations IT&E has supported include PPE for Guam, the University of Guam, Guam Memorial Hospital, and Mane’lu. The missions of these organizations range from providing healthcare workers with personal protective equipment and other supplies, helping students continue their education online and providing migrant communities with important information in their own language.

Strict sanitization and social distancing measures are in place at its open locations in Harmon and AAFES. IT&E has implemented several relief measures for its subscribers. IT&E announced it is removing data caps for its subscribers until April 30, 2020. In addition, IT&E has pushed back the due date for bills, so that subscribers can pay anytime during the month without late fees.