Tag Archives: AEDs

ServiceSource Features Cardiac Science in Whiteboard Video

ServiceSource released a whiteboard video this month underscoring the importance of having a Cardiac Science AED in workplaces, schools and other public places to battle sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The video also established the importance of a sound AED training program so that persons can respond immediately should SCA strike. On average calling 911 up to the first shock administered to the patient is 9 […]

Sheriff’s Department Receives Funds for AED Program

The Vermillion County Sheriff’s Department received a gracious $2,000 donation from their local Lions Club this past Wednesday. According to WTHITV 10 in Terre Haute, Indiana, which featured the story, the money will fund the Sheriff’s Department automated external defibrillator (AED) program that will help save lives. “I can’t say enough to thank the people, and thank the […]

Metra Chooses Cardiac Science Powerheart AEDs

At the end of January 2013, Metra becomes the second transit agency in the country to deploy automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on all its commuter trains. At the time of this entry, Metra was in the final stages of their large scale installation of Powerheart® G3 Plus Fully Automatic AEDs in approximately 300 Metra rail […]

School Health Names Cardiac Science Top Partner of the Year

For the third year in a row, Cardiac Science, an Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, has been selected as Top Partner of the Year by School Health, a leading distributor of health supplies and equipment to schools in the United States. The […]

American Osteopathic Association urges defibrillators for school sports

The American Osteopathic Association‘s House of Delegates voted this summer to encourage schools to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to protect student athletes from sudden cardiac arrest. While sudden cardiac arrest can strike people of all ages, the majority of cases of commotio cordis — a type of cardiac arrest caused by a blow to the chest occurring at […]