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Modern advances in emergency medicine have helped save countless lives, with faster care leading to better outcomes. Now, a smartphone app called GoodSAM is helping to improve emergency response even more. If you’re in dire need of medical attention, the GoodSAM mobile app may just save your life by alerting first responders in your area.

The application, which initially began as a United Kingdom-based project in 2014, utilizes GPS services to locate medics, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals that may be nearby in the event of an emergency medical situation. This technology can be used on any smartphone, making it an extremely effective tool.