Press Releases

Penn Medicine Contest Challenges Philadelphians to Help Save Lives With Their Cell Phones

MyHeartMap Challenge Will Create Nation's First Crowdsourced Citywide Registry of Automated External Defibrillators, Awarding $10,000 to Participant Who Locates Largest Number of Lifesaving Devices

Can Twitter Save Lives?
Penn Researchers' Probe of Social Media Discussion on Cardiac Arrest Reveals New Avenues for Public Health Education

Social Media Poised To Drive Disaster Preparedness and Response
Mobile Apps, Facebook, Twitter Help Public Become Part of Response Network, Not "Mere Bystanders"


Great Saves

Learn about how bystanders in the community have saved the lives of victims suffering from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

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Airline Passenger Saved

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Woman Saved at Local Shoprite

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Louisville shows fitness in cardiac emergency

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Co-workers save woman's life using CPR

Friday, November 05, 2010

Fire chief saves coach at kids' basketball game

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

A Jump Start For The Heart: Little Devices Save Lives Smaller, Cheaper And More Reliable, Portable Defibrillators Are Now More Accessible To The Public.

Sunday, July 2, 2000

Reunion for doctor who saved life on subway

Thursday, October 22, 2009