Badger State Sheriffs’ Association Selects Powerheart® G5 as Official AED

WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiac Science announced today it has partnered with the Badger State Sheriffs’ Association (BSSA) to be the exclusive provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to the non-profit organization representing Wisconsin’s 72 county sheriffs. BSSA selected the Wisconsin-based company because of the suitability of its new Powerheart G5 AED for law […]

Lippert Components® Chooses Powerheart® G5 AEDs for Health and Safety Program

WAUKESHA, Wis., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiac Science announced the sale of 25 Powerheart® G5 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), a tier-1 supplier of parts and accessories to the RV, manufactured housing, trailer, and bus industries. The Powerheart G5 is the newest AED from Cardiac Science, an Opto Circuits group company […]

AED at Ball Field Saves Life of Iowa High School First Baseman

Matt Shaver, sudden cardiac arrest survivor

A readily accessible automated external defibrillator (AED) at the ball field saved the life of Matt Shaver, a Johnston, Iowa, high school baseball player, this summer. The 18-year-old first baseman was outside the dugout during the second game of a home-field doubleheader when he experienced sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The high school’s trainer, Chris Wiedmann, called for an AED and started cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), […]

Maitland (Florida) Fire/Rescue and Police Departments Deploy Cardiac Science Powerheart® G5 AEDs

WAUKESHA, Wis., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiac Science announced today that the Maitland (Florida) Fire/Rescue and Police departments have purchased the new Powerheart® G5 automated external defibrillator (AED) to enhance their existing AED programs. “We chose to upgrade to the Powerheart G5 with this purchase,” said Deputy Police Chief Bill McEachnie. “When it comes […]