Introducing the PulsePoint App

PulsePoint

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths.  The PulsePoint app alerts bystanders – Like You – who can help victims before professional help can arrive.

PulsePoint alerts you to nearby people in need.  Before every minute that passes before help arrives, SCA survival decreases by 7% – 10%.  It’s like an amber alert for SCA victims.

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SCA victim in need. 911 system sends PulsePoint alert. Signal received by nearby PulsePoint viewers. Users rush to help the victim before professional help arrives.

SCA FACTS

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SCA Kills almost 1,000 people per day in the U.S. alone.

Nearly 60% of SCA victims Don’t Get CPR until professional help arrives.

13 Million Americans are CPR trained and certified annualy.

The U.S. survival rate for SCA is 11%  WE CAN DO BETTER!

CALL 911
PUSH HARD AND FAST IN THE CENTER OF THE CHEST TO THE BEAT OF “STAYIN’ ALIVE” (100 times per minute).

Early CPR and rapid defibrilation before an emergency team arrives Can Boost Survival by 50%!

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Encouraging Community Participation

Research Studies

Research Studies

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Title:
Mobile-Phone Dispatch of Laypersons for CPR in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Author:
Mattias Ringh, Mårten Rosenqvist, Jacob Hollenberg, et al

Publication:
The New England Journal of Medicine

Date:
June 11, 2015

Findings:
A mobile-phone positioning system to dispatch lay volunteers who were trained in CPR was associated with significantly increased rates of bystander-initiated CPR among persons with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Integration of mobile-phone positioning systems with AED registries may facilitate lay responders in locating the nearest AED and thereby increase efficacy in public-access defibrillation programs.

Almost 10,000 people voluntarily joined the program without any financial compensation, and no major adverse events were reported.

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Title:
Bystander Response to Cardiac Arrest is Critical to Improve Rates of
Effective Resuscitation

Publication:
Physio-Control, Inc.

Date:
October 16, 2015

Findings:
Utilizing laypeople as CPR/AED responders for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has been occurring to some extent over the last decade. Advances in cellular technology are enhancing the ability to notify and direct laypersons trained in CPR/AED to the scene of a cardiac arrest.

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Title:
Lay persons alerted by mobile application system initiate earlier cardio-pulmonary resuscitation: a comparison with SMS- based system notification

Author:
Caputo Maria Luce, Muschietti Sandro, Burkart Roman, Benvenuti Claudio, Conte Giulio, Regoli François, Mauri Romano, Klersy Catherine, Moccetti Tiziano, Auricchio Angel

Publication:
Resuscitation

Date:
March 4, 2017

Findings:
The mobile app system is highly efficient in the recruitment of first responders, significantly reducing the time to the initiation of CPR thus increasing survival rates.

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Title:
Association of Bystander and First-Responder Intervention With Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in North Carolina, 2010-2013

Author:
Malta Hansen, Carolina, Kragholm, Kristian et al

Publication:
Journal of the American Medical Association

Date:
July 21, 2015

Findings:
Following a statewide educational intervention on rescusitation training, the proportion of patients receiving bystander-initiated CPR and defibrillation by first responders increased and was associated with greater likelihood of survival. Bystander-initiated CPR was associated with greater likelihood of survival with favorable neurological outcome.