June 29, 2013 | by

PulsePoint Responder – In Her Own Words

On March 27th 2013, the PulsePoint mobile app deployed in Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue notified three nearby citizen responders that someone close to their location was in need of CPR. Heather Roms, who is an RN for Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, was just leaving a nearby business when she received the PulsePoint notification on her smartphone. Heather responded and began CPR until EMS crews arrived. Heather stated that she heard about the app from her mother who works at a nearby middle school and was happy to be available to respond and help. Watch her story below.

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March 1, 2012 | by

Follow PulsePoint app activations in real time on Twitter

On March 1st, the foundation began broadcasting PulsePoint app activations in real time on Twitter. The intent is to increase awareness of the app and its role in the community and to encourage app installs and citizen-helping-citizen participation. The tweet will include how many citizen rescuers were located in the immediate area and notified. The tweet text looks like this:

@SJFD CPR Activation at 10:49 AM PST (14TH ST); 14 citizen responders just notified. #PulsePointSaves

To receive these live updates follow the PulsePoint Foundation @1000livesaday using the button above.

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