A complete and automatic alarming infrastructure between emergency medical dispatch centers, first responders and publicly available defibrillators. The system/software is integrated to the CAD system at the dispatch center, meaning no extra work or monitor for the dispatcher. A solution on iPad is also available. Learn more ›
The system has been in operation for nearly 4 years in a rural part of Denmark, where on average 180 first responders (2/3 bystanders with min. 12 hours BLS training) have been activated at more than 1700 alarms from control center. An evaluation made by two university hospitals documents main results:
- 3 first responders on site in 89,1% of all alarms
- No. 1 first responder on site in a mean time of 4:09 minutes
- AED was brought on site in 99% of all alarms
- Mean time of arrival of an AED was 5:47 minutes
Beginning 2016 a two year project will start in all of Helsinki-Uusimaa in cooperation with 112.FI, HUS, Red Cross, SPEK. A major project also involving AED registration in the entire area of 1.6m people. Part funding of the project by The Danish Market Development Fund.
A project involving dispatch centre, university hospital, various first responder groups and AED registering. Further regions of Germany have also decided implementation of the FirstAED system, pending technical clarification.