Innovation Awards 2016 Finalists Announced

Innovation Awards 2016 Finalists Announced

Article Aug 31, 2016

EMS World’s Top Innovation Awards recognize companies exhibiting at EMS World Expo that have produced innovative new products or products that have seen significant changes and were launched after August 2015.

Here are the candidates the EMS World judging panel selected as finalists for this year. The Top 20 Innovation Award winners will be profiled in the December 2016 issue of EMS World Magazine.

If you’re attending EMS World Expo 2016 in New Orleans, LA. October 3–7, be sure to visit the following exhibitors to see how their products, technologies and services will transform the delivery of prehospital care. Register today at EMSWorldExpo.com.

The Pulsara mobile platform connects EMS providers with hospitals for streamlined communication.
A new feature for TripTix ePCR enables EMS agencies to complete protocol-based patient incident reports 90 percent faster than previous versions.
The text-to-911 service will be especially useful for those who are deaf or in domestic violence situations.
The e-book highlights ten helpful mobile apps for firefighters and EMS personnel.
AlertSense provides government entities the ability to communicate important emergency information in more than one language.
Agencies should review the strength of their cybersecurity as major cities like Baltimore and Atlanta have been compromised by hackers demanding ransoms.
The Pennsylvania Overdose Information Network connects law enforcement with medical professionals for real-time data sharing on overdose-related information.
The company is introducing three product delivery offerings for Optima Predict, making the analytics solution accessible to EMS agencies of all sizes.
The app teaches “Stop the Bleed” skills that can help prevent 30,000 deaths a year.
Parents are purchasing ballistic inserts for backpacks to boost their children's safety in the event of a school shooting.
The My Cardiac Coach app scores players by how well CPR is performed, including whether they delivered chest compressions at the correct rate and depth.
The app alerts bystanders of nearby cardiac arrest patients in need of CPR and an AED.
San Diego Health Connect is doing everything we hoped health information exchanges could do. 
The upgraded 9-1-1 system will improve location identification and allow witnesses of emergencies to send photos or videos to dispatchers.
Android Emergency Location Service sends a caller's exact location from an Android headset to dispatch centers.