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November 3, 2020

Verified Responder Summit Series: Best Practices

Collaborate with Verified Responders and Verified Responder Agencies to create a Best Practices guide for the program as well as brainstorming future program directions aimed at improving cardiac arrest survival.

Collaborate with Verified Responders and Verified Responder Agencies to create a Best Practices guide for the program as well as brainstorming future program directions aimed at improving cardiac arrest survival.

PulsePoint Verified Responders and Verified Responder administrators are invited to join the Research Group from Seattle and King County Emergency Medical Services on Thursday, November 5th, 2020 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern as they join PulsePoint Verified Responder agencies across the United States, PulsePoint and Philips in an effort to develop Verified Responder key learnings and best practices.

Topics include implementation, recruitment, retention, and technical program aspects in an effort to learn from the diverse participating agencies and translate those learnings into improvements of the Verified Responder Program in your community and communities across North America.

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April 28, 2017

PulsePoint Foundation Appoints Medical Director

Michael Sayre, M.D., Emergency Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Joins PulsePoint Leadership Team HILTON HEAD, SC (April 28, 2017)—The PulsePoint Foundation, a pioneer of location-aware mobile apps that empower off-duty professionals and everyday citizens to provide life‐saving assistance to victims of cardiac arrest, today announced Michael Sayre, M.D. has been named its first Medical Director, responsible for medical guidance, oversight and continuous quality improvement for the Foundation. The announcement was made at the South Carolina Resuscitation Academy, a…

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February 14, 2017

Pilot Program Leverages Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology and Defibrillators to Save Lives

Each year, approximately 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside a hospital setting in the United States. Nearly 90 percent of these events prove fatal, and the chance of survival decreases by ten percent with every passing minute without CPR.* Though survival rates in the Northwest exceed the national average, a coalition of professional first responders, clinicians, researchers and a leading medical equipment manufacturer aim to make the region the frontrunner in cardiac arrest response and survival. The PulsePoint Foundation, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, International Association of…

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