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Central OhioTrauma System Central helps Ohio hospitals respond to potential disasters

October 10, 2017

Ohio hospital executives are confident that they’re prepared to respond to whatever disasters might hit the region, according to the Columbus Dispatch website.

They do have plans for blizzards, tornadoes, virus outbreaks, airplane crashes, mass killings and other calamities.

A key piece of any effort is the Central Ohio Trauma System, a network of healthcare professionals prepared to respond to crises in the community. They’re the “go-to experts,” said Andrew Thomas, chief clinical officer at Wexner.

The group helps coordinate responses among hospitals, police and fire departments, emergency medical services and other groups.

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