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Gunshot detection leads to faster response times
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Impact of Gunshot Detection on Patient Outcomes

Gun Violence is an Epidemic

14,415

Gun homicidesin US annually
Source: CDC

700,000

Shooting victims treated inemergency rooms in the last decade
Source: Modern Healthcare

$2.7 billion

Cost of GunViolence to Healthcare

Source: American Hospital Association

ShotSpotter Benefits Hospitals in Multiple Ways

Improves Patient Outcomes

Automated gunfire location alerts save critical minutes getting victims to hospitals.

Enhances Employee Safety

Protects hospital staff where they live and fewer GSW victims means a safer hospital environment.

Helps the Community

Reduces gun violence in coverage areas.

Clinical Research Proves ShotSpotter Saves Critical Minutes

ShotSpotter’s system of sensors, algorithms and artificial intelligence detects, locates and alerts police to gunfire in less than 60 seconds. It’s clinically proven to save transport time from field to hospital.

4 min
Reduction in transport time for GSW victims to hospital in ShotSpotter coverage areas
35%
Reduction in field interventions for GSW victims - from 60% to 25% - in ShotSpotter coverage areas

Cooper Health System Physician Team:

  • Anna Goldenburg, MD
  • Josh Hazelton, MD
  • John Porter, MD
  • Deviney Rattigan, MD

Discussant:

  • Alex Eastman, MD, Dallas, TX
Click to see session paper
AAST
Session Paper presented at AAST, San Diego, Thursday, Sept 27, 2018 by Cooper Health

Supported by Doctors

We are doing this work for the greater good. Working in Camden gives one a sense of purpose and desire to improve the community… to help saves lives around the country.

- Josh Hazelton, MD Cooper Health, Camden, NJ

ShotSpotter is part of our comprehensive approach for dealing with firearm violence- which is an enormous public health problem. Reducing gun violence in neighborhoods next to us has the potential to dramatically impact the number of gunshot wound victims we treat, in turn creating a healthier community.

- Eric A. Toschlog, MD Division Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Vidant Medical Center