Tag Archives: New York AEDs

Stony Brook University CPR training event attracts 1,000 participants to help battle SCA

Cardiac Science sponsored a major CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) training event Sept. 7 at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. The event, organized by Stony Brook Medicine, drew nearly 1,000 participants to the school’s LaValle Stadium. The chance of someone surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is tripled when hands-only CPR is administered quickly and effectively […]

Second Life Saved by an AED in a Single Month

History repeats itself – and in the case of one New York school district – lives were saved as a result. Left to right: Amanda Tiffany, Larry Paniccia, Rebecca DiSisto, MaryLu Fiori. Credit Plamena Pesheva Exactly one month after an automated external defibrillator (AED) saved a woman’s life at a nearby middle school, Lakeland Central […]

New AED laws passed in New York, Maine, Illinois, and Tennessee

New York state has enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in health clubs and dental offices. Assembly Bill 3798, sponsored by Assemblymember Mike Spano, amends the state’s general business law to require that AEDs be available at health clubs during business hours when the clubs are staffed. Senate Bill 2923, sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden, requires AEDs in […]

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step toward protecting your organization, your customers, and the wider community. You can get the most out of your AED purchase by making sure the AED is easy to find in an emergency, letting people know that it’s available, showing staff how it works, and arranging for CPR […]

Legislators’ AED saves life at government hearing

The Suffolk County (Long Island) Legislature voted in 2007 to install anautomated external defibrillator (AED) in the legislative office building, and last week they saw the device in action. County employees used the AED to restore the heartbeat of a man who collapsed with sudden cardiac arrest just as he was about to testify at a […]