A Mobile App to Save Lives

Chief Richard PriceBe A Hero: Richard Price, chief of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, shares the latest on a new app that links trained volunteers with heart attack victims using GPS-enabled smart phones. You can view a PSA, learn more, and register interest in the Chain of Life 2.0 project here.

Chief Price tells Gov 2.0 Radio that volunteer developers from Workday are building out a software development kit for the project, while a foundation will help implement it and provide support for agencies in the U.S. and around the world. He says that communities can get a head start on adopting this technology by accurately inventorying AEDs. Learn more at http://firedepartment.mobi.

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