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Intersection: What The Pulse Shooting Taught Hospitals About Responding To A Mass Casualty

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Most of the victims from the Pulse shooting on June 12th 2016 were taken to the Orlando Regional Medical Center, half a mile up the road from the nightclub.

Hospitals plan for mass casualties, and since 2016, other hospital systems have reached out to ORMC to learn from how they responded to this shooting.

Eric Alberts, the corporate manager of Emergency Preparedness for Orlando Health Hospital System, joins Intersection to explain how the emergency response planning has changed since 2016. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »