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PulsePoint Respond App

Activating Bystander Response

You know the difference early CPR and defibrillation can make in a Sudden Cardiac Arrest event. Fifty-seven percent of U.S. adults say they’ve had CPR training, and most would be willing to use CPR or an AED to help save a stranger’s life. Yet only 11% say they’ve used CPR in an actual emergency—that’s a number we can increase together.

When that emergency call comes in your team will be ready. But what if someone was already at the scene, applying lifesaving CPR and defibrillation until the EMS team arrived? With PulsePoint, your dispatch system immediately alerts CPR-trained bystanders about a nearby SCA event through the free PulsePoint Respond mobile app, and lets them know the location of the closest AED.

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When CPR-trained bystanders receive an alert from PulsePoint Respond, it tells them not only where an SCA event is happening, but also where they can find the nearest AED. But often, data on AED locations can be missing, inaccurate, or simply not detailed enough to make the devices easy to find in an emergency. That’s where the PulsePoint AED app comes in.

With the free PulsePoint AED app, citizens can help even before a life is in danger, by easily identifying public access AEDs throughout your community. Users place the AED location on a map, add business and descriptor information and submit photos of the AED in context of its environment.

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Event
  • March 4, 2015

    Los Angeles Fire Department Partners with PulsePoint Foundation

    Brings Lifesaving Technology to Angelenos via 9-1-1 Integrated Smartphone App LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has joined with the PulsePoint Foundation and The Wireless Foundation to bring life-saving technology to Angelenos via PulsePoint, a mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac events beyond a traditional “witnessed” area and engage

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  • March 4, 2015

    Media Advisory: LAFD to Launch PulsePoint Smartphone App & Announce CPR Training Initiative with LAUSD

    Los Angeles – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas and Mayor Eric Garcetti will join representatives from the PulsePoint Foundation, The Wireless Foundation, and the Los Angeles Unified School District to announce the LAFD’s participation in PulsePoint, a free mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac arrest and enable them

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  • February 6, 2015

    Dane County Community Partners to Introduce Life-Saving Program

    App Alerts Bystanders to CPR need FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 06, 2015 Contact: Leah Huibregtse Sr. Communications Strategist, Meriter–UnityPoint Health lhuibregtse@meriter.com Work: (608) 417-5685; Cell (608) 516-2256 (MADISON, Wis.) – Meriter – UnityPoint Health, City of Madison Fire and Dane County EMS are proud to introduce the community to PulsePoint, a mobile app to help

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  • February 5, 2015

    App could help Dane County citizens save lives

    WISC-TV (CBS) News Story Dane County residents are being asked to download a new smartphone app that could turn them into citizen first responders when someone is having a sudden cardiac arrest. It’s called PulsePoint, and two Madison firefighters have worked to bring the technology that’s currently operating in cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas

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  • February 5, 2015

    Albuquerque Fire Department Launches Life-Saving Smartphone App

    Albuquerque, N.M.-The City of Albuquerque & the Albuquerque Fire Department are proud to announce a new life-saving app our citizens can now download and use. A CPR smartphone app called PulsePoint is now available within Albuquerque city limits. The Albuquerque Fire Department is the first fire department in New Mexico to implement the life-saving app.

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Highlights
  • March 4, 2015

    Los Angeles Fire Department Partners with PulsePoint Foundation

    Brings Lifesaving Technology to Angelenos via 9-1-1 Integrated Smartphone App LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has joined with the PulsePoint Foundation and The Wireless Foundation to bring life-saving technology to Angelenos via PulsePoint, a mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac events beyond a traditional “witnessed” area and engage

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  • February 23, 2015

    How a Smartphone App Can Help You Save a Life

    App notifies you of nearby sudden cardiac arrests When someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest, they need immediate help. That’s because the chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest drops 10 percent for every minute that passes before they receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). A smartphone app called PulsePoint Respond aims to solve that problem by connecting

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  • February 17, 2015

    PulsePoint responders assist with Cleveland courtroom collapse

    Trouble viewing video? CBS affiliate 19 Action News reports on PulsePoint responders assisting bailiff in a Cleveland courtroom after he witnesses a person collapse from cardiac arrest.

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  • February 5, 2015

    App could help Dane County citizens save lives

    WISC-TV (CBS) News Story Dane County residents are being asked to download a new smartphone app that could turn them into citizen first responders when someone is having a sudden cardiac arrest. It’s called PulsePoint, and two Madison firefighters have worked to bring the technology that’s currently operating in cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas

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  • January 11, 2015

    The Heart of a Big Idea

    In his recent TED Talk Richard Price, president of the PulsePoint Foundation, describes the original inspiration for the PulsePoint app and the challenges of advancing a big idea.

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News
  • March 4, 2015

    Los Angeles Fire Department Partners with PulsePoint Foundation

    Brings Lifesaving Technology to Angelenos via 9-1-1 Integrated Smartphone App LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has joined with the PulsePoint Foundation and The Wireless Foundation to bring life-saving technology to Angelenos via PulsePoint, a mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac events beyond a traditional “witnessed” area and engage

    Full Story
  • March 4, 2015

    Media Advisory: LAFD to Launch PulsePoint Smartphone App & Announce CPR Training Initiative with LAUSD

    Los Angeles – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas and Mayor Eric Garcetti will join representatives from the PulsePoint Foundation, The Wireless Foundation, and the Los Angeles Unified School District to announce the LAFD’s participation in PulsePoint, a free mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac arrest and enable them

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  • March 3, 2015

    The Wireless Foundation Elevates PulsePoint Foundation Partnership to Make Life-Saving App Available to More Americans

    PulsePoint app notifies nearby CPR-trained individuals so they may administer aid to cardiac arrest victims until paramedics arrive WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 – The Wireless Foundation and the PulsePoint Foundation announced an extension of their partnership to bring the free PulsePoint app to additional communities across America. As a Key Sponsor of PulsePoint in 2015,

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  • February 23, 2015

    How a Smartphone App Can Help You Save a Life

    App notifies you of nearby sudden cardiac arrests When someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest, they need immediate help. That’s because the chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest drops 10 percent for every minute that passes before they receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). A smartphone app called PulsePoint Respond aims to solve that problem by connecting

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  • February 20, 2015

    Walkthrough: PulsePoint AED v1.4 iOS Update

    Version 1.4 for iOS is here We have added a new login method that offers an email/password option. This has been our most requested feature so we are pleased to include it in this release. To improve the accuracy of AED positioning the workflow for adding a new AED has been separated into two screens.

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Press Release
  • March 4, 2015

    Los Angeles Fire Department Partners with PulsePoint Foundation

    Brings Lifesaving Technology to Angelenos via 9-1-1 Integrated Smartphone App LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has joined with the PulsePoint Foundation and The Wireless Foundation to bring life-saving technology to Angelenos via PulsePoint, a mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac events beyond a traditional “witnessed” area and engage

    Full Story
  • March 4, 2015

    Media Advisory: LAFD to Launch PulsePoint Smartphone App & Announce CPR Training Initiative with LAUSD

    Los Angeles – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas and Mayor Eric Garcetti will join representatives from the PulsePoint Foundation, The Wireless Foundation, and the Los Angeles Unified School District to announce the LAFD’s participation in PulsePoint, a free mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac arrest and enable them

    Full Story
  • March 3, 2015

    The Wireless Foundation Elevates PulsePoint Foundation Partnership to Make Life-Saving App Available to More Americans

    PulsePoint app notifies nearby CPR-trained individuals so they may administer aid to cardiac arrest victims until paramedics arrive WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 – The Wireless Foundation and the PulsePoint Foundation announced an extension of their partnership to bring the free PulsePoint app to additional communities across America. As a Key Sponsor of PulsePoint in 2015,

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  • February 10, 2015

    PulsePoint Life-saving App is Live

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2015 Contact: Kim Ewy, PulsePoint Coordinator (970) 219-9677 Fort Collins, CO – Survival rates drop by ten percent for every minute a victim of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) waits for CPR. From 4-6 minutes, brain damage occurs, with few resuscitation attempts succeeding after 10 minutes. Now, technology can help citizens

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  • February 6, 2015

    Dane County Community Partners to Introduce Life-Saving Program

    App Alerts Bystanders to CPR need FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 06, 2015 Contact: Leah Huibregtse Sr. Communications Strategist, Meriter–UnityPoint Health lhuibregtse@meriter.com Work: (608) 417-5685; Cell (608) 516-2256 (MADISON, Wis.) – Meriter – UnityPoint Health, City of Madison Fire and Dane County EMS are proud to introduce the community to PulsePoint, a mobile app to help

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Review
  • August 24, 2014

    Life Saving Crowdsourcing App Expands Reach To Stop Cardiac Arrests

    Off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner was working out in a suburban Portland gym this spring, listening to Pandora, when suddenly the music stopped. An app on his phone warned him that someone nearby needed CPR. Brawner reportedly raced around the gym, trying to find the victim before heading to the parking lot, where he saw a

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  • June 21, 2014

    PulsePoint Named a Top Heart Disease App of the Year

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be a life-saving tool if someone nearby goes into cardiac arrest. PulsePoint is a one-of-a-kind app that matches those in need with those who can help instantly. Location-based services allow users who are trained in CPR provide assistance to someone experiencing a cardiac event. If you’re signed up as a provider,

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  • February 16, 2014

    Apps That Could Save Your Life

    Technology is making it easy for strangers to save the day or even for you to keep the kiddos from catching the crud. You’re already carrying a medical device and it’s a smartphone full of life-saving apps. First, turning everyday citizens into superheroes, the PulsePoint App notifies CPR Certified users if someone nearby, is having

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  • January 25, 2014

    PulsePoint App Helps EMS Save Cardiac Arrest Lives

    This week on the show, I thought I would review the PulsePoint app from the PulsePoint Foundation at PulsePoint.org. I’ve interviewed Richard Price from PulsePoint a few times on the MedicCast and featured him last year as an EMS 10 Innovator on the MedicCast TV weekly commentary but I’ve never actually reviewed the app itself.

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  • October 8, 2013

    The GovLab Living Labs: Experiments in Smarter Governance

    Improving people’s lives by changing how we govern. Current societal problems demand radical innovation in how we govern. Policy makers around the world are facing increasingly complex and interconnected societal challenges: How can we provide health care for everyone at lower cost; reduce poverty and economic inequality; reduce and prevent obesity; redesign urban environments; fight

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Updates/Bugs/Fixes
  • February 20, 2015

    Walkthrough: PulsePoint AED v1.4 iOS Update

    Version 1.4 for iOS is here We have added a new login method that offers an email/password option. This has been our most requested feature so we are pleased to include it in this release. To improve the accuracy of AED positioning the workflow for adding a new AED has been separated into two screens.

    Full Story
  • July 17, 2014

    Error: Unable to connect to PulsePoint Server

    Update (8/10/2014) We found a workaround for this issue and pushed a patched version (1.0.9) to Google Play. Installation of this version should eliminate the condition preventing connection to our servers on 2.3.x and lower devices. If you are still unable to connect please let us know at developer@pulsepoint.org — On Saturday, July 16, 2014 the

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  • June 21, 2014

    PulsePoint AED (v1.1) is available in the store today

    Among several usability improvements you’ll also find: Landmark icons (such as restaurants, gas stations, etc.) are now suppressed in the map display to provide greater visibility of AED icons A new “spotlight” map mask to indicate the area searched for the currently displayed AEDs AED photos now support rotation Plus, so much more in the

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  • March 7, 2014

    In-app changes coming to Los Angeles County Fire Department on Monday

    On Monday morning, March 10, 2014, the PulsePoint foundation will divide Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) incidents across 9 distinct divisions within the app (fig. 1). These 9 divisions will include their respective 22 battalions following the internal operational hierarchy of the department (fig. 2). This change is being implemented at the request of

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  • November 23, 2013

    Bug Report: App forgets agency and notification settings (v3.1.1)

    A bug in PulsePoint v3.1.1 for iOS can cause the app to appear to lose its agency and notification settings. If you experience this condition the steps below should explain and resolve it. The app incorrectly displays the You aren’t following any agencies yet screen (fig. 1) when loss of network connectivity occurs. Once the

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Video
  • February 17, 2015

    PulsePoint responders assist with Cleveland courtroom collapse

    Trouble viewing video? CBS affiliate 19 Action News reports on PulsePoint responders assisting bailiff in a Cleveland courtroom after he witnesses a person collapse from cardiac arrest.

    Full Story
  • February 5, 2015

    App could help Dane County citizens save lives

    WISC-TV (CBS) News Story Dane County residents are being asked to download a new smartphone app that could turn them into citizen first responders when someone is having a sudden cardiac arrest. It’s called PulsePoint, and two Madison firefighters have worked to bring the technology that’s currently operating in cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas

    Full Story
  • January 11, 2015

    The Heart of a Big Idea

    In his recent TED Talk Richard Price, president of the PulsePoint Foundation, describes the original inspiration for the PulsePoint app and the challenges of advancing a big idea.

    Full Story
  • November 9, 2014

    NBC Press Here: PulsePoint Heads Worldwide

    Richard Price discusses the growth of PulsePoint with Christina Farr of Reuters and Josh Constine of TechCrunch on Press:Here hosted by Scott McGrew of NBC. In closing, host Scott McGrew encourages viewers to download the PulsePoint apps.

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  • October 14, 2014

    The Doctors TV Show: Save Lives with CPR App

    Watch Dr. Travis Stork discuss the PulsePoint app with Richard Price on this segment from The Doctors TV show.

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Implementation

PulsePoint professional services.

Seamless integration. Expert support.

The lifesaving potential of PulsePoint is only available in communities where it has been implemented by the local fire or EMS agency through PulsePoint Professional Services.

The PulsePoint Foundation has partnered with Physio-Control to deliver implementation services. In partnership with PulsePoint, their experience with EMS systems nationwide provides unrivaled insight into the most effective ways to effectively integrate PulsePoint, get the word out to the community, and provide the support you need—through your program launch and beyond.

For more than 50 years, Physio-Control has had an unrivaled commitment to quality. And every product and service they deliver is based on a singular vision: a society in which no person dies suddenly as a result of an acute, treatable medical event. Our worldwide partnership with Physio-Control brings together not only the expertise of two groundbreaking medical technology companies, but also a shared passion for helping public agencies improve emergency response and save more lives.

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1. Project Management. PulsePoint Professional Services include timely, cost-effective project management, helping ensure a smooth integration and freeing up your internal resources for other critical tasks.

2. CAD Integration. Integrating PulsePoint with your agency’s CAD system allows notifications of SCA events to be sent to citizens through PulsePoint Respond—simultaneous with professional response.

3. AED Support. One of the most powerful features of PulsePoint Respond is its ability to notify bystanders of the nearest AED location.

4. Community Outreach. Once PulsePoint is a part of your community, PulsePoint Professional Services provide a robust set of marketing and public relations tools.

Workday

Product Design & Development

Workday engineers volunteer considerable time and technical expertise to design, develop, and support the PulsePoint applications and infrastructure. Our users, and those they assist, greatly benefit from the extraordinary contributions of this talented team. Our foundation is truly grateful for their years of commitment and support. If you know or meet a Workday employee please let them know that their essential role in PulsePoint engineering has not gone unnoticed.

The Workday Foundation also provides monetary donations to support the operational expenses of the PulsePoint Foundation.