UPMC's Work with an App is Transforming CPR and Saving Lives
Read the article "Could Checking Your Phone Save a Life?" published in February's First Friday to learn how UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh are transforming CPR with a simple app called PulsePoint. The smartphone app uses 911 dispatch calls to alert citizens within walking distance and who are capable of performing CPR of the cardiac incident. Two UPP Emergency Medicine physicians, Clifton Callaway, MD, PhD and Lenny Weiss, MD are quoted in the article about how this app is streamlining accessibility to life-saving CPR and their involvement with PulsePoint.