Natividad

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Description

Natividad Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center providing inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and specialty medical care to treat the most severe and critical injuries in, Salinas, CA. Owned and operated by Monterey County, CA, Natividad is a 172-bed, acute-care hospital providing health care services to county residents for more than 131 years. Natividad was in need of a solid technology partner to provide web development services to enhance their online presence as well as to provide web server hosting for the years to come.

Solution

VND created two websites for Natividad, a public website, and an internal “intranet” website only accessible by the center’s staff. The public website contains information for the public about Natividad, their staff, as well as, the services offered, while the intranet provides secure access to private content for staff use. Natividad’s website has a new and modern look. Their website in now responsive and can adjust to any screen. User interfaces were upgraded, the content layout was improved, and SEO was revised and improved to increase site performance

  • Integrated their website into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS)
  • WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Implementation was implemented to allow people with
    impairments to browse the website
  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a HIPAA compliant private cloud hosted at the VND
    data center in San Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting
    environment, able to support the high traffic demand

Results

Natividad’s website has a new and modern look. Their website in now responsive and can adjust to any screen. User interfaces were upgraded, the content layout was improved, and SEO was revised improved to increase site performance.

United Way Worlwide

Description

United Way is a non-profit organization that works with almost 1,200 local United Wat offices throughout the country in a coalition of charitable organizations to pool efforts in fundraising and support for improving each local community. The local San Antonio office was in need to automate internal processes used by the event planning team. The goal was to digitalize outdated systems and provide business process automation.

Solution

VND provided a custom web-based solution which interfaces with in-house databases using web services to provide a seamless portal for in house management of text reminders, alerts, challenge questions via text messages and scheduling for special event attendees. This project features:

  • UI/UX Development
  • Custom API Development: Created custom interfaces for web application to sync
    with internal/proprietary databases
  • Text API: Worked with the Twilio API extensively to provide a full fledged
    challenge/response system.
  • A mobile responsive interface design was implemented to adapt to any device
    screen.

Results

final project

Keller Williams

Description

Keller Williams is the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count and has more that 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates. The offices within San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Houston were in need of upgraded interfaces and Multiple Listing Service (MLS) search engines and some needed to migrate their CMS from Expression Engine to the WordPress platform.

Solution

Thanks to VND’s existing MLS data services, we developed a custom interface that allowed users to interact with the listings with actions such as saving and adding favorites, removing listings from view, and saving entire searches. The result was a series of websites that fulfill Keller William’s goal of making home buying and selling incredibly simple and informative, featuring easy to navigate property searching and in-depth neighborhood research. The sites feature:

  • Integrated websites into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS
  • UI/UX Development
  • Custom API Development: Created custom interfaces for web application to sync
    with VND’s MLS property feed.

  • Leveraged VND’s MLS property feed by providing combined datasets from multiple
    real estate boards at once (example: San Antonio Board of Realtor, Houston Board
    of Realtors, etc…)
  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen.
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interface
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a private cloud hosted at the VND data center in San
    Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting environment, able
    to support the high traffic demand

Results

Monterrey Bay Community Power

Description

Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) was formed in February 2017, to provide locally-controlled, carbon-free electricity to residents and businesses in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties through the Community Choice Energy (CCE) model established by the State of California. The organization was in need or a redesign and was looking for a strong technology partner to work with.

Solution

VND is scheduled to launch a new version of the utility company’s website on May, 2019. The new website will contain upgraded user interface, content, layout and SEO:

  • Integrated their website into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS)
  • WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Implementation was implemented to allow people with impairments to browse the website.
  • A mobile Responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen.
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a private cloud hosted at the VND data center in San Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting environment, able to support the high traffic demand.

Results

Habitat for Humanity

Description

Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat works toward their vision by building strength, stability and self reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housing. The local San Antonio office was in need of a solid technology partner to redesign their website.

Solution

The new website contains an upgraded user interface, content, layout and SEO. It features:

  • Integrated their website into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS)
  • WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Implementation was implemented to allow people with
    impairments to browse the website.
  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen.
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a private cloud hosted at the VND data center in San
    Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting environment, able
    to support the high traffic demand.

Results

A week after the new website launch, Habitat for Humanity has had more than 1,600 visitors with 77% being new visitors.

TexStar Midstream Logistics

Description

TexStar Midstream Logistics is a producer-focused oil and gas company, located in Texas, specialized on gas gathering, transportation, and processing.

Solution

TexStar was seeking to redesign their website. They wanted to have a better presentation of their website, with a responsive design that would adjust perfectly on a mobile screen.

  • VND updated their WordPress engine,
  • Made their website responsive and,
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces.

Results

TexStar’s website now adjusts to any window size from desktop to mobile without making the website look cluttered. It possesses full information about their sites with location maps that can visually show the user their current operations and users can easily navigate through the website’s pages thanks to the side navigator.

RISE at Natividad

Resources, Information, Services for Employees

Description

RISE at Natividad is an intranet website. The site can only be completely viewed if provided access. This website is used to showcase Natividad’s brand with key messaging and brand visuals.

Solution

Natividad requested two websites, a public website, and an internal website. The internal website, called RISE Natividad is used to reach Natividad employees providing the best user interface and user experience in order to access important information.

  • WordPress CMS
  • Responsive design
  • Directory listing
  • Internal Vacancy Posting

Results

RISE at Natividad will always be either LDAP Authenticated or IP restricted, this will restrict the site from being public. Additionally, to increase security, the system generates custom email signatures for each employee.

final project

Endotronix

Description

Anthony Nunez, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, and Harry Rowland, PhD, a mechanical engineer, met in February 2007. They were inspired to start the company after witnessing family members suffer from heart failure (HF). They realized they were uniquely qualified to invent a more effective solution to improve the quality of life for HF sufferers, their loved ones, and caregivers. Harry assembled a core team, including Olivia Nichols and Michael Nagy, to develop the technology, and together they have built the company over the past decade.

Solution

VND created two websites for Endotronix, a public website, and an internal “intranet” website only accessible by the center’s staff. The public website contains information for the public about Endotronix, their staff, as well as, the services offered, while the intranet provides secure access to private content for staff use. ENdotronix’s website has a new and modern look. Their website responsive can adjust to any screen. User interfaces were upgraded, the content layout was improved, and SEO was revised and improved to increase site performance

  • Integrated their website into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS)
  • WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Implementation was implemented to allow people with
    impairments to browse the website
  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a HIPAA compliant private cloud hosted at the VND
    data center in San Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting
    environment, able to support the high traffic demand

Results

Rhythmedix

Description

At RhythMedix, we are passionate about improving remote patient care for patients and clinicians. We combine the latest wireless technology with the personal touch of exceptional customer service.

As industry veterans we understand cardiac arrhythmias and a patient’s journey from diagnosis to treatment. In 2013 we formed RhythMedix to improve the mobile cardiac monitoring experience for both patients and clinicians with the advanced RhythmStar® System.

Solution

This project features:

  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces
  • Content layout improvement
  • Provided a full migration to a private cloud hosted at the VND data center in San
    Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting environment, able
    to support the high traffic demand

Results

Rhythmedix’s website has a new and modern look. Their website in now responsive and can adjust to any screen. User interfaces were upgraded, the content layout was improved.

When you need to monitor yourself for any cardiac issues, use VND’s Rhythmedix website to find out more on how to get this phone app.

Opa’s Smoked Meats

Description

The Opa’s story began in 1947 in Fredericksburg, TX as a local meat lockers and smokehouse. Today, our family still produces our Opa’s brand of smoked sausages and smoked meats using our same authentic german recipes, preserving the old world german heritage. Our dedication to quality, tradition and customer satisfaction has made Opa’s products the main event at many family meals, special occasions and festivals across the nation for over 65 years.

Select cuts of beef and pork go into our plump, savory smoked sausages, along with the Old World spices and herbs that make Opa’s sausage “Simply the Best You Can Buy” Over 2.5 million pounds a year! We slow-smoke our sausage, along with hand-trimmed beef and pork tenderloins, and farm-fresh turkeys and chickens, to achieve that rich flavor and juicy tenderness we continually guarantee.

Solution

This project features:

  • Integrated their website into a WordPress site (WordPress CMS).
  • WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Implementation was implemented to allow people with
    impairments to browse the website.
  • A mobile responsive website design was implemented to adapt to any device screen.
  • Installed new plugins to improve user interfaces.
  • Provided a full migration to a private cloud hosted at the VND data center in San
    Antonio, Texas. The site was built to grow on a clustered hosting environment, able
    to support the high traffic demand.

Results

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