August 05, 2014 08:00 ET

Navy Medicine Operational Training Center Selects AtHoc to Protect Personnel

Growing Number of Navy and Healthcare Providers Commit to Employee Safety and Security With Leading Crisis Communications Solution

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2014) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems, today announced the AtHoc solution for mass notification and command-wide communications will be implemented at headquarters for the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) located aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla.

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The mission of the NMOTC and its 15 detachments throughout the United States is to provide operational medicine and aviation survival training for medical practitioners who support personnel around the world serving in the Army, Marine Corp, Navy and Air Force. As part of its effort to protect staff and students at its Pensacola headquarters, the NMOTC will deploy desktop alerts, text, phone call, email and notifications via smartphone applications provided by AtHoc. 

"We are proud to support the personnel safety and accountability aspect of NMOTC's mission to train those military medical personnel caring for the flying communities of all branches of the military," said Dave Brown, vice president, AtHoc Defense and Intelligence Group. "The expansion of our presence in the health care field accompanies the continued growth of our relationship with the Navy where we already protect more than 375,000 personnel stationed throughout the world. In addition to NMOTC, Navy Medicine has also implemented AtHoc's crisis communications system at the Navy's largest medical center on the West Coast, Naval Medical Center San Diego."

"NMOTC is recognized as the global leader in operational medicine training and is highly innovative and responsive to the challenges of the warfighter," said Jeff Hoyle, AtHoc's director of Technology and Navy Programs. "We're pleased that NMOTC has chosen AtHoc to keep its personnel safe and secure while focusing on its critical training mission for more than 23,000 personnel annually."

AtHoc has a strong record for bringing advanced, end-to-end crisis communication solutions to major healthcare organizations who experience emergent situations on a daily, if not hourly, basis. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' national deployment of AtHoc safeguards 500,000 personnel. Other significant deployments include the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Kaiser Permanente, Wilford Hall Medical Center and Irwin Army Community Hospital, Ft. Riley.

AtHoc unifies the process needed to manage communication requirements in the healthcare environment for a wide range of critical events -- from cardiac arrest code activation, trauma team mobilization, remote caregiver protection and EHR downtime warnings to severe weather, active shooter, and other safety and security alerts. 

AtHoc's offerings are available as Software as a Service (SaaS), on premise and hybrid configurations, tailored to meet exact customer operational needs and security requirements.

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AtHoc is the recognized leader, innovator and trusted partner in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, employee protection, personnel accountability, staff recall and regulatory compliance for military, homeland security, government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations.

AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit