Westshore fire departments join Cleveland Clinic on lifesaving app

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  • Bill Sillisen, left, and Tom Beers from the Cleveland Clinic demonstrate CPR to Norah Hamil, age 9, during the March 3 Bay Village City Council meeting.

  • Tom Beers, EMS manager for the Cleveland Clinic, expains that effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. The new PulsePoint app directs citizen responders within close proximity to the victim’s location and the nearest public access AED.

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