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PulsePoint: Crowdsourcing CPR to Help Cardiac Arrest Victims: April WOW Wireless at Work

Using PulsePoint, CPR-trained individuals are alerted to nearby cardiac arrest victims to provide assistance until first responders arrive on the scene. PulsePoint President Richard Price explains how the location-based app works in hundreds of communities across the country. By providing CPR immediately, cardiac arrest victims are two to three times more likely to survive.

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Improves E9-1-1 Location Accuracy

Wireless carriers and public safety developed a plan to improve the location information for 9-1-1 calls made from mobile phones. Using existing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology, the first responders’ gold standard, referred to as “dispatchable address,” will provide the floor, apartment or suite number in case the caller is not able to give that level […]

Wireless Emergency Alerts Explained: April WOW Insider Interview

Launching in April 2012, Wireless Emergency Alerts have already saved numerous lives. CTIA Assistant Vice President Brian Josef explains how these text-like alerts are free, but to make sure to check with your wireless carrier to see if your device is WEA-capable and service is available in your area.

HIMSS mHealth Roadmap Encourages Better Solutions: March WOW Insider Interview

HIMSS volunteer mHealth Committee Chair and Qualcomm’s Senior Director of Government Affairs Robert Jarrin discusses how practitioners and developers should use the roadmap and its case studies to understand regulatory hurdles to create better mHealth solutions.

Extreme Networks: mHealth Reduces Hospital Stays: March WOW Wireless at Work

While the positive financial impact of mobile health, or mHealth, helps hospitals and patients, Extreme Networks’ Director of Healthcare Solutions Bob Zemke says the real benefit of mHealth is helping patients spend less time in a hospital.

Patient-Focused Health Care By Wirelessly Connecting Doctors and Americans: March WOW Policy Point

From improving communications between doctors and patients to relaying real-time data about a patient’s health, wirelessly connected devices empower people to take control of their health and wellness.

4G to 5G Networks Lead to Continued U.S. Economic Benefits: January WOW Wireless at Work

As 4G and LTE technology continue to develop and wireless carriers invest billions into their networks, CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker talks about the future of 5G technology and its economic impact on the U.S.

Spectrum: The Key to our Mobile Connected Lives: January WOW Policy Point

While wireless companies are spending billions of dollars on network improvements, the wireless industry will need more access to spectrum to keep up with the incredible demand for wireless services.

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