Ambulances Use Wireless EKGs to Lower Heart Attack Mortality Rate


Ambulances can use wireless electrocardiograms and mobile technology to send EKG readings ahead to the hospital, which can decrease heart attack mortality rate.

This article originally appeared online at, part of the HCPLive Network.

The Lincoln Journal Star, in Nebraska, has a great story on how all of their ambulances and firetrucks are using new mobile technology to send EKG readings from the ambulances directly to cardiologists for patients who could be having a heart attack.

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