Tagged with: AED

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November 10, 2020

What’s New in PulsePoint AED v2.2 (iOS)

We've added a powerful new search tool that quickly locates AEDs by establishment, geographic location, or prominent point of interest. You'll also find a flexible new filter tool that displays just the AEDs or colocated resources you would like to see.

AED administrators can now view and resolve user-reported issues from within the app. Administrators can locate these AEDs by using the “Has reported issue” map filter. Also, expired consumable dates are now highlighted so they’re not overlooked.

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October 22, 2020

Updated American Heart Association Guidelines Recommend Mobile Technology to Alert Bystanders

The AHA’s 2020 CPR Guidelines Recommend Emergency Dispatch Systems Alert Willing Bystanders Through Mobile Phone Technology, Like PulsePoint, to Assist in CPR and AED Retrieval

The 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) were just released to include updated CPR guidelines that direct emergency dispatch systems to use mobile technology to activate early bystander response in sudden cardiac emergencies. The PulsePoint Respond app, the North American standard in alerting willing bystanders to CPR-needed events, is currently in more than 4000 communities and has built a network of more than 2.5 million subscribers.

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June 10, 2020

Priority Dispatch and PulsePoint Partner to Help 911 Dispatchers Guide Callers to Closest Lifesaving AED

June 23 Webinar to Highlight Best Practices in Dispatching Citizen Response to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Emergency medical dispatchers across North America can now quickly direct 911 callers during time-critical cardiac emergencies to the closest automated external defibrillator (AED), thanks to the implementation of an AED geolocation plan by Priority Dispatch and the PulsePoint Foundation. The partnership between Priority Dispatch and PulsePoint allows 911 dispatchers to inform callers of the location of AEDs while using existing medical dispatch protocols within Priority Dispatch’s ProQA® software, with no changes to workflow—saving critical time during life-threatening…

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June 25, 2017

Add an AED entry form to your agency website

It's easy for PulsePoint agencies to add an AED entry form to their website. The form below was created with this single line of HTML: <iframe src="https://aedregistry.pulsepoint.org" width=“600" height="800"></iframe> Simply modify this code substituting your desired iframe attributes (such as width and height) and add it to your website.Agencies receive information submitted from this form for review and verification just as they do from the PulsePoint AED app. PulsePoint agencies can also add an interactive AED location map to their website.

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June 24, 2017

Add an AED location map to your agency website

It's easy for PulsePoint agencies to add an interactive AED location map to their website. The City of San Diego map below was created with this single line of HTML: <iframe src=“https://aedregistry.pulsepoint.org/aed_viewer/?agency_id=37140” width=“600" height=“600”></iframe> Simply modify this code substituting your PulsePoint Agency ID along with any other desired iframe attributes (such as width and height) and add it to your website.If you would like to display a region that consists of several PulsePoint agencies, just concatenate the agency identifiers in the SRC tag…

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June 8, 2017

New Program Combines Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology, and Defibrillators to help Save Lives

Sioux Falls, South Dakota (June 8, 2017): Sioux Falls will be the second site in the United States selected for a pilot program to utilize off-duty professional firefighters in response to cardiac arrest calls in public and private settings. The Verified Responder Pilot Program is being launched in Sioux Falls through a partnership of the PulsePoint Foundation, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, International Association of Firefighters Local 814, and automated external defibrillator (AED) manufacturer Philips. The first pilot site for the Verified Responder program was implemented earlier this year…

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April 11, 2017

Priority Dispatch and PulsePoint Announce Global Strategic Partnership

Industry Leaders Team Up to Help Emergency Communication Centers Connect Citizen Responders with Lifesaving AEDs Priority Dispatch: Adam Hinckley, (800) 363-9127 PulsePoint: Shannon Smith, (773) 339-7513 NEW ORLEANS (April 12, 2017)—Priority Dispatch Corp. (“PDC”) and the PulsePoint Foundation (“PulsePoint”) today announced a global, strategic partnership that will optimize the way Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD) pinpoint and communicate the location of automated external defibrillators (AED) during time-critical cardiac emergencies. Through this partnership, the organizations unveiled…

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