While records show that misuse of a hospital code known as “internal disaster” by University Medical Center contributed to confusion after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, little has been done to prevent a recurrence of the episode.
In a recent interview, Coroner John Fudenberg talked about calling his staff on Oct. 1. “They know what responding to this means,” he said. “It’s going to be months and months of work. It’s going to change our office and our lives forever.”