Latest news:

July 25
San Diego County, City of San Diego, and county fire departments to launch PulsePoint on Monday.

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.

More details

PulsePoint AED APP

Get the app.
Locate new AEDs.
Help save lives.

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.

More Details

Bugs/Fixes/Workarounds
  • 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

    Full Story
  • 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

    Full Story
  • 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

    Full Story
  • November 23, 2013

    Bug Report: App hangs at splash screen (v3.1.1)

    A bug in PulsePoint v3.1.1 for iOS can cause the app to freeze at the splash screen (fig. 1). If you experience this condition the steps below should resolve it. Go to Settings | Notification Center Notifications for PulsePoint will appear under the heading DO NOT INCLUDE (fig. 2). Select PulsePoint. Make sure the ALERT

    Full Story
Event
  • July 30, 2014

    San Diego City/County Launch Coverage

    FOX Trouble viewing FOX video? CBSTrouble viewing CBS video? NBC Trouble viewing NBC video?

    Full Story
  • July 28, 2014

    San Diego County, City, Fire Partners Activate Life-saving CPR App

    Technology Helps Citizens Become Heroes NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 Every minute a victim of sudden cardiac arrest waits for CPR, their chance of survival drops by up to 10 percent. After four to six minutes, brain damage begins to occur. After 10

    Full Story
  • July 25, 2014

    County, City, Fire Partners to Launch Life-saving CPR App

    Region is among the largest in U.S. to adopt technology MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 WHAT: The County of San Diego, City of San Diego, San Diego County Fire Chiefs’ Association and other local agencies have joined forces to launch a regional smartphone

    Full Story
  • April 8, 2014

    PulsePoint App nominated for International Webby Award

    PLEASANTON, CA – The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) has nominated the lifesaving PulsePoint App for the their prestigious City & Urban Innovation award. The “Webby” award nominations were announced on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in New York City, with PulsePoint being one of only five mobile apps worldwide honored by nomination.

    Full Story
  • March 11, 2014

    Zetron Joins with PulsePoint in Saving Lives

    Zetron hosts PulsePoint at this year’s IWCE, demonstrating the MAX Call-Taking system with the PulsePoint lifesaving CPR mobile app. Agencies looking to implement PulsePoint within their community can use the MAX Call-Taking console to call for immediate CPR assistance from the rapidly-growing PulsePoint mobile network of CPR-trained volunteers across the US. PulsePoint will be hosted

    Full Story
News
  • July 30, 2014

    San Diego City/County Launch Coverage

    FOX Trouble viewing FOX video? CBSTrouble viewing CBS video? NBC Trouble viewing NBC video?

    Full Story
  • July 28, 2014

    San Diego County, City, Fire Partners Activate Life-saving CPR App

    Technology Helps Citizens Become Heroes NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 Every minute a victim of sudden cardiac arrest waits for CPR, their chance of survival drops by up to 10 percent. After four to six minutes, brain damage begins to occur. After 10

    Full Story
  • July 25, 2014

    County, City, Fire Partners to Launch Life-saving CPR App

    Region is among the largest in U.S. to adopt technology MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 WHAT: The County of San Diego, City of San Diego, San Diego County Fire Chiefs’ Association and other local agencies have joined forces to launch a regional smartphone

    Full Story
  • July 23, 2014

    Be More Than a Bystander

    With the help of an awesome app, this firefighter saved a stranger’s life—and you could do the same Just past 7:15 a.m. on May 9, off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner was working out to Pandora on the treadmill at his local 24-Hour Fitness in Clackamas, Oregon, when he received a series of alerts, overriding the music,

    Full Story
  • July 22, 2014

    Off-duty Firefighter Honored for Saving Life

    Full Story
Press Release
  • July 28, 2014

    San Diego County, City, Fire Partners Activate Life-saving CPR App

    Technology Helps Citizens Become Heroes NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 Every minute a victim of sudden cardiac arrest waits for CPR, their chance of survival drops by up to 10 percent. After four to six minutes, brain damage begins to occur. After 10

    Full Story
  • July 25, 2014

    County, City, Fire Partners to Launch Life-saving CPR App

    Region is among the largest in U.S. to adopt technology MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Contacts: County: Michele Clock 619-531-4506 City: Lee Swanson 619-533-3780 WHAT: The County of San Diego, City of San Diego, San Diego County Fire Chiefs’ Association and other local agencies have joined forces to launch a regional smartphone

    Full Story
  • June 3, 2014

    PulsePoint Foundation and Physio-Control Launch App to Build Comprehensive Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Registry

    PulsePoint AED Will Complement Lifesaving PulsePoint Respond App (LAS VEGAS, Nevada) – June 3, 2014 – PulsePoint AED, a new mobile application designed to build a comprehensive registry of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) available for use during cardiac emergencies, was released today by the PulsePoint Foundation at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU) 2014 Conference

    Full Story
  • June 3, 2014

    El Camino Hospital Collaborates With PulsePoint Foundation To Launch Crowd-Sourced Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Registry

    Santa Clara County first in the nation to launch innovative AED app MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 3, 2014 – Today, El Camino Hospital, in collaboration with the PulsePoint Foundation, announced the launch of the second PulsePoint mobile app, PulsePoint AED, which is designed to build the most comprehensive registry of public automated external defibrillators (AED)

    Full Story
  • May 27, 2014

    PulsePoint App Saves Life of Cardiac Arrest Victim

    Life-saving CPR performed after mobile app notifies nearby off-duty firefighter CLACKAMAS, Ore., May 28, 2014 – On Friday, May 9, 2014 off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner was working out at a local health club when he received an alert through PulsePoint, a 9-1-1 connected mobile app designed to alert CPR-trained citizens of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

    Full Story
Review
  • 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,

    Full Story
  • 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

    Full Story
  • 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.

    Full Story
  • 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

    Full Story
  • September 30, 2013

    PulsePoint app review by appPicker

    Introduction PulsePoint is a very interesting app which is designed to empower ordinary people such as you and I with the ability to track medical emergencies as they happen and provide real-time medical assistance to people in our local area who are currently suffering from cardiac arrest. If you’re trained in CPR then I would

    Full Story
Video
  • July 30, 2014

    San Diego City/County Launch Coverage

    FOX Trouble viewing FOX video? CBSTrouble viewing CBS video? NBC Trouble viewing NBC video?

    Full Story
  • July 22, 2014

    Off-duty Firefighter Honored for Saving Life

    Full Story
  • June 29, 2014

    New Smartphone App Could Reduce Heart Attack Deaths

    Rogers, AR — A new smartphone app is coming to Rogers, and it has the potential to help save lives. “PulsePoint” is a free app that notifies CPR certified people of a cardiac emergency nearby. When a 911 call is placed, the closest person in a public location that is certified to perform CPR will

    Full Story
  • June 14, 2014

    Smartphone app aims to save lives in Anderson County

    ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is using a new high-tech tool that aims to turn ordinary bystanders into life-saving heroes. Dispatchers in the county will now start pushing information to a new smartphone app called PulsePoint, which is an app that alerts CPR-trained bystanders about a nearby emergency where they

    Full Story
  • June 3, 2014

    Man reunites with firefighter who saved his life

    PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a special reunion Tuesday morning for two men in Southeast Portland. One is grateful to the other for saving his life, and it was all thanks to a phone app. The meeting was the third for Drew Basse and Scott Brawner. Drew doesn’t remember the first time. “I was not

    Full Story
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.

More Details

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.