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Emergency Mass Notification System


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Albany Medical Center has acquired a mass notification system that will quickly and efficiently deliver critical messages to thousands in the event of an emergency.

With this system, Albany Med will be able to:

  • Reach thousands of people quickly
  • Improve emergency response times and coordinate efforts
  • Minimize communication interoperability issues
    (The system will cycle through communication devices until the message is delivered)
  • Meet disaster challenges of any size and scale
  • Reduce risk of miscommunication
  • Free up key personnel and reduce risk of error

How will Albany Med collect and maintain notification information?

  • Intranet
    Staff and students can update their contact information at any time
  • Mandatory education
    Review and verify/update information annually
  • HR / Security / Credentialing
    For new hires and providers
  • Student registration
  • Automated system will update the list weekly