GD's CEO Curt Bashford Joins the Break Free Podcast

Ridgefield, NJ: May 10, 2024: General Devices CEO, Curt Bashford, was recently featured on the Break Free Podcast hosted by David Mansilla. The podcast episode dives deep into Curt's journey, experiences, and insights as a leader in the healthcare technology industry.

In college, Curt volunteered with his local EMS while getting his Engineering degree at NJIT and a professor connected him with an interview at GD under the founders. Curt has been with the company since then in 1986 where he started out as a technician before moving up through the company. With his motto being "Be Smart, Get Smarter” he has helped to lead GD as it evolved, pivoted, and expanded to be the HealthCare Technology company that it is today. 

 Here's a brief overview of the topics discussed:

  1. Curt's Background and Early Career: Learn about Curt's background, including his early career experiences and how they shaped his leadership style and approach to innovation at GD.
  2. Challenges Faced in the Healthcare Industry: Curt shares his perspective on the challenges faced by the healthcare industry and how General Devices is addressing them through technology and innovation.
  3. The Impact of COVID-19: The podcast explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare and accelerated the need for digital solutions like GD’s Solution Suite.
  4. Leadership and Team Building: Curt discusses his approach to leadership and team building, highlighting the importance of collaboration and fostering a culture of innovation.
  5. Future of Healthcare Technology: Gain insights into Curt's vision for the future of healthcare technology and how General Devices is shaping the industry.

We invite you to listen to the full podcast episode to hear Curt's story and learn more about General Devices' commitment to breaking barriers in healthcare technology. Click the link below to listen now:

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About GD [General Devices]

GD is a Healthtech company specializing in communication solutions that help EMS and hospitals deliver simply seamless patient care. Powered by responsive innovation, GD’s user-friendly solutions facilitate rapid, secure, voice, telehealth and data sharing communications across care teams to help save time, money and lives. Backed by a 40+ year history and thousands of implementations, GD is an experienced industry leader. Visit to learn more.

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