eBook, Mass Casualty Incidents: How Enhanced Communication Saves Lives

RIDGEFIELD, NJ – November 15, 2023: General Devices has launched a new eBook that contains helpful information about communicating during Mass Casualty Incidents, or MCIs. Mass Casualty Incidents: How Enhanced Communication Saves Lives, is available for download now.  

MCIs are becoming increasingly common between mass shootings, extreme weather events, car pileups, chemical events and more. With over 400 mass shootings and 15 major weather disasters in the U.S. this year, all teams need to be equipped to handle MCI's. When facing Mass Casualty Incidents where large numbers of patients quickly need care, clear communication and collaboration are essential for healthcare teams to ensure patients get the right care at the right place and the right time.

During MCI's various teams need seamless communication to quickly activate teams, gain information on available beds at the surrounding hospitals, send EMS to the right destinations once they have patients, and ensure incident command can easily designate resources. 

In the eBook, readers will learn more about:

  • the challenges healthcare teams encounter during MCIs
  • the communication needs of the various players
  • the benefits of using one communication platform where teams can be tracked, activated and sent to the right destination
  •  how GD’s e-Bridge Communication Platform and D-Scribe X can support healthcare providers during MCIs
  • how having these communication tools in place as a resource for healthcare teams changes the future of Mass Casualty Incidents

Download the eBook to start enhancing your MCI communication.

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 a widely revered industry leader. Visit https://general-devices.com/ to learn more.


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