General Devices’ President Curt Bashford was a member of two of the JAC sub-committees.
The Joint Advisory Committee on Communications Capabilities of Emergency Medical and Public Health Care Facilities (“Joint Advisory Committee”) was established by the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce pursuant to the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (the “Act”). The Joint Advisory Committee’s mission is to examine the communications capabilities and needs of emergency medical and public health care facilities.
The Committee released a Report to Congress dated February 4, 2008. The report details the status of communications systems for EMS and health care systems and possible technologies that may be utilized to advance beyond the current state of most communications.