New Partnership Says They Will Help Save Lives During Sudden Cardiac Arrest Events

Friday, March 16, 2018

Hamilton County Emergency Communications District, CHI Memorial, Parkridge Health System and The American Heart Association have joined together to bring PulsePoint of Hamilton County, an initiative that proponents say will ultimately save lives in the community, to the Scenic City. 

PulsePoint of Hamilton County is a free mobile app that alerts registered users whenever a cardiac arrest occurs in a public place in their immediate vicinity. Informed at the same time as emergency responders, bystanders are given detailed instructions, including the location of the nearest automatic external defibrillator (AED), and can begin hands-only CPR until responders arrive. 

"This mobile technology will aid cardiac arrest victims quickly and will improve survivability in Hamilton County," officials said.



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