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Contact: Karl Sisson
WCA Director of Development
(716) 664-8423
karl.sisson@wcahospital.org

DFT Communications Donates Equipment for WCA Hospital’s New Emergency Department

Representing DFT Communications and DFT Technology Plus, Mark Maytum (far left), President and COO, and Kurt Maytum (far right), President and CTO, join Emelia Lindquist (left), WCA Emergency Department Nurse Manager, and Betsy T. Wright (right), WCA Hospital President/CEO, to display one of the televisions being utilized for a tracking board and one of the LED computer monitors in a patient treatment room that were donated by DFT to fully equip the new Emergency Department at WCA Hospital.

Jamestown, New York (Thursday, September 20, 2012)—As the Jamestown business community looks to the future, access to quality local health care is critical. As a corporate leader in our community, DFT Communications recognizes the crucial importance of constructing a well-equipped, 21st century Emergency Department at WCA Hospital.

For these reasons, DFT is supporting WCA’s capital campaign by donating technology valued at over $40,000 to help fully equip the new Emergency Department. This high-quality, technological equipment includes 32 wall-mounted LED-backlit LCD televisions, 50 widescreen flat panel LED monitors, two 50” tracking board monitors, and a security system featuring a DVR, cameras, and a monitor.

“As a member of this community served by WCA Hospital, our company understands the importance of an Emergency Department designed and equipped to best serve our loved ones,” said Mark Maytum, President and COO of DFT Communications. “We wanted to come alongside the WCA physicians and staff to improve care delivery and to enhance the patient experience during some very difficult times.”

“We applaud the WCA family and volunteers in our community who have worked tirelessly to make this capital campaign a success and this new Emergency Department a reality,” says Kurt Maytum, President and CTO of DFT Communications. “We are proud to lend our full support to this amazing community effort and to the future of WCA Hospital.”

“This is an unbelievable gift from DFT for which we are truly thankful,” says Emelia Lindquist, Nurse Manager of the WCA Hospital Emergency Department. “I am confident this technology will enable us to better serve patients and improve the emergency care experience for patients, families, and our staff.”

DFT Communications/DFT Technology Plus
DFT Communications is a 115-year-old company offering local, long distance and digital telephone service, Internet, residential and business security systems, answering services, business telephone systems, satellite services including DIRECTV and Dish Network and electrical contracting services. Other services include communication and data networking services, fiber and copper wiring solutions and computer repair.

With and ever growing concentration on retail sales, DFT Technology Plus is pleased to announce its newest opportunity of online sales coming soon.  With a full array of brand name products available, consumers will now have the ability to order computers, televisions, home theater systems and electronics online.

To learn more, visit www.dftcommunications.com.

WCA Hospital’s New Emergency Department
WCA Hospital’s 21st-century Emergency Department is now complete. The community is invited to WCA’s Grand Opening Celebration this Sunday with a Dedication Ceremony at 12:30 p.m. outside the entrance to the new Emergency Department followed by an Open House and Self-Guided Walking Tours from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  With great advances in space and privacy, WCA Hospital’s new 18,000 square foot Emergency Department will dramatically improve the overall patient experience.

To date, WCA has surpassed the 88% mark by securing $14.5 million toward the $16.5 million capital campaign goal and is accepting gifts and pledges payable through 2013. To make a gift to support Sharing the Gift of Health: The Capital Campaign for Our Emergency Department, please contact Karl Sisson at (716) 664-8423 or visit www.wcahospital.org.

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