Search Tag: emergency services

Cardiology Management

New App Directs Responders to Cardiac Arrest Before Ambulance

2017 24 Jun

The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has created a novel smartphone application that can direct responders to cardiac arrest victims more than three minutes before the emergency services arrive. Each minute increases the chances of survival by 10%. According to EHRA spokesperson... Read more

Executive Health Management

Valley Hospital's Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program

2015 23 Apr

An innovative program has been implemented at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ that aims to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital stays. As part of the programme, teams comprising of a paramedic, critical care nurse and EMT will make house calls on heart patients soon after their discharge. Lafe Bush, a paramedic and director... Read more