EMS World Magazine names ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG as one of the Top Innovations of the Year

EMS World Magazine has named the ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG by Physio-Control as one of the Top Innovations of the Year. The award was presented at the New York State EMS Symposium – Vital Signs 2011, in Syracuse, NY.

ReadyLink enables basic life support EMS teams to acquire and transmit a patient’s 12-lead ECG to hospitals using Physio-Control’s LIFENET System, a cloud-based data management network for remote physician interpretation and decision support, providing clinicians earlier insight into a chest pain patient’s condition, especially in rural areas with limited access to advanced life support providers.

Physio-Control's Frank Piraino at Vital Signs 2011 

Previous coverage:

Physio-Control to launch ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG — new device will tie rural areas into regional systems of care

ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG by Physio-Control (Update)

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  • Big fan of the device. What they really need to do is slap a 50mm printer on it and give it the LifePak 1000 AED and you'll have the $10k device every BLS/ILS unit in America will carry!

    Seriously, if this were available with the AED and printer built-in my BLS unit would have one. My fire department's engine would have one. I think you could get a 12-Lead done on any chest pain patient within 5 minutes.

    BLS interventions that matter!

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Kyle
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Tim
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Brian
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