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Heart attack? There's an app for that.

Coming soon to Boise's 9-1-1 system.
Posted at 12:34 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 14:34:49-05

9-1-1 has purchased a new tool to help more people in Boise survive heart attacks: an app called Pulsepoint.  It hasn't been implemented yet -- but when it is Boise could become a safer place to have a heart attack.

Boise says they are purchasing the app because it allows the 9-1-1 system to send people with the app to a victim in order to administer CPR.  

That may increase the response time to the victim, and response time is key for heart attack victims: some sources say the faster someone can administer CPR, the greater the odds of survival for the victim.