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What The U.S. Can Learn From India’s Emergency Response System

 Minutes and sometimes seconds can often mean the difference between life and death.  Knowing that, India took on the herculean task of transforming their fragmented and unreliable emergency response system into a groundbreaking one that is now the largest and the most effective in the world.  In doing so, they provided a manual that every country should be emulating, including the United States—especially since a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that Americans suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in low-income communities waited 10% longer for ambulances than those in high-income areas.