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Pulsara Releases App Version 6.3 to Include DOB Feature [Press Release]

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BOZEMAN, MT -- SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Today Pulsara announced the release of app version 6.3, which includes the ability for users to quickly and easily add the patient’s DOB to assist in pre-registration of the patient. This saves the Emergency Department time, allowing them to get patients into the operating room sooner if such treatment is required. 

 Additional functionalities included in version 6.3 are as follows. 
 

Improved Patient User Interface

6.3 features an improved flow so users can more quickly see full patient details — and edit those details if changes are needed:

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PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Sets New Precedent for Emergency Care Using Mobile Technology [Press Release]

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PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is the first hospital on the west coast to use the healthcare communication platform, Pulsara, and the first in the nation to use the company's Prehospital Alerting Package.

BOZEMAN, MT -- SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 -- Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death in the U.S., with close to 800,000 cases each year. The outcome can be devastating, and every delay in care impacts a stroke survivor’s chance at a full recovery. To minimize those delays and make emergency communication more efficient, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington, has partnered with several local EMS services to begin using the healthcare communication platform, Pulsara.

PeaceHealth Southwest is the first hospital on the west coast to use Pulsara for STEMI and stroke communications both with EMS and within the hospital, and the first in the nation to use the company's Prehospital Alerting Package for all EMS-transferred patients.

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10 Things to Know to Improve Pediatric Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival in Your Community

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following content originally appeared on EMS1.com as paid content sponsored by Pulsara. Special thanks to our guest blogger, Peter Antevy, MD.

Follow these 10 steps when treating pediatric cardiac arrest to save lives.

Easy problems have easy answers – complex problems require complex answers.  However, in pediatrics, we’ve taken an easy problem and made it unnecessarily complicated. Pediatric resuscitation isn’t that complex (BVM – compressions – Epi), yet over the last 3 decades we’ve been convinced otherwise.  Why? Many have focused on one thing – getting the child’s weight.  We’ve been convinced that a single tool or widget will get us through a difficult pediatric call.  It’s time to change this mentality. 

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Miami Valley Hospital Uses Mobile Technology to "Change the Game for Stroke Treatment."

Pulsara was featured in a news clip and article from Fox 45, a local Miami news station, as a service that could "change the game for stroke treatment." The article pointed out that during medical emergencies, every second matters -- particularly when it comes to stroke. "Time is tissue; brain tissue, that is," stated the authors.

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Pulsara Releases Version 6.2, Debuting 'Flexible Teams' Feature [Press Release]

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Bozeman, MT – August 16, 2017  Pulsara announced today the release of software version 6.2. The highlight of the release is the Flexible Teams feature, which allows hospital admins to create, assign and alert unlimited CUSTOM teams. In addition, users can now go on call for custom teams, with the option of being assigned for MULTIPLE hospitals at the same time. "This feature is a big step in our efforts to make Pulsara work for YOU and your unique system," said Erich Hannan, Chief Development Officer.

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Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition Program Announces 2017 Finalists, Pulsara Recognized [Press Release]

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Bozeman, MT – July 25, 2017 – Pulsara announced today that the company has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. Pulsara was recognized as a finalist in the category of Digital/Mobile Health Solutions.

Pulsara was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry leading product, the Pulsara Prehospital Alerting Package. Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of judges from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems.  The panel included Terry Booker, VP Corporate and Business Development, Independence Blue Cross (IBC); Roy DeLaMar, Internal Business Communications Manager, Cigna; Neal Ganguly, VP and CIO, JFK Health System; Deborah Gordon, VP Marketing Sales and Product Strategy, Tufts Health Plan; Jessica Grosset, VC of IT, Infrastructure and Operation, Mayo Clinic; Kurt Cwak, CIO, Proliance Surgeons; Roger Neal, CIO and VP, Information Technology, Duncan Regional Hospital; Todd Richardson, Senior VP/CIO, Aspirus; Edward Ricks, VP and CIO, Information Services, Beaufort Memorial Hospital; and Julie Slezak, EVP, Clinical Analytics, GNS Healthcare.

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine Implements Smartphone Technology to Improve Communications for Emergency Conditions [Press Release]

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The hospital is the first in the Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas Division to implement the technology.

Bozeman, MT, June 27, 2017 -- Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine has implemented a new technology called Pulsara to improve the communication technologies and protocols for patients experiencing symptoms of stroke or heart attack.

The Pulsara platform runs as an application on the smartphones of the medics in the field and each member of the care team at the hospital. The app allows paramedics or EMTs in the field who recognize a stroke or STEMI to simply tap a button on their smartphones, which then notifies everyone on the hospital team that an ambulance is on its way with the critical patient. As the paramedic enters more information, such as the patient’s medical history and vital signs, every member of the team is instantly updated.

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Progressive Paramedicine: 3 Reasons to NEVER Stop Learning [Video]

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As medics, it's perfectly natural to have certain call types that scare us and can even make us question our well-practiced skills. But a commitment to lifelong learning and continuous education can help even the most nerve wracking cases seem more controllable. 

In today's episode of Progressive Paramedicine, brought to you by EMS1.com and Pulsara, Brandon discusses three very crucial reasons why it's important for medics to never stop learning:

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Pulsara Introduces App Version 6.1 [Press Release]

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Bozeman, MT – June 20, 2017 – Pulsara has announced the launch of their newest app version 6.1, which includes many feature requests from current clients. The company detailed the new functionalities in their release notes, which included the following. 

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Automated Chest Compression Devices: 10 Things You Need to Know to Save Lives

Knowing how and when to use these devices could save lives.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following content originally appeared on EMS1.com as paid content sponsored by Pulsara. Special thanks to our guest blogger, Drew Rinella for EMS1 BrandFocus. Drew is the clinical coordinator for Bonner County EMS in rural North Idaho. He is a paramedic, public servant, and competition shooter. Drew is an advocate for quality in EMS and also blogs his crusade against bad EKGs in product advertising. 

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Automatic CPR devices have been available for several decades now, yet they haven’t received widespread acceptance as the standard of care for cardiac arrest management. Here are 10 things you need to know about automatic CPR devices:

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