Stop the Bleed Bucket Brigade

University Hospitals (UH), located in Northeast Ohio, serves 20 counties with 10 community hospitals, a Level 1 trauma center and four Level 3 trauma centers. We also operate five freestanding EDs in the community and provide medical direction and oversight of the equipment, education, drugs and protocols for 171 EMS services. UH is also responsible for disaster preparedness for the health system and the communities it serves. We also provide event medicine services, including at Cleveland Browns football games, marathons, and other events. We manage five American Heart Association training centers and offer five paramedic training programs. Our system decided early in the development of a national Stop the Bleed initiative that we would implement a comprehensive program for our region. Our program started in our eastern region and quickly snowballed. We believe it’s a program that can be mimicked in schools and businesses across the country. Innovation Stems from Tragedy Emergency response programs often start after a tragic event. Ours was no different. Chardon is a quiet rural community in Geauga County, which is about 25 miles from Cleveland. This is in the heart of what’s called the “snow belt”—when other areas get two inches of snow in a day, they get three feet of snow. On Feb. 27, 2012, students were starting their day at school as usual; there was a group of students in the cafeteria waiting for a bus that would take them to their vocati...
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