Tag Archives: college AEDs

West Virginia University installs AEDs: Cardiac Science for the week of August 30

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology West Virginia University Foundation installs AEDs The West Virginia University Foundation recently made its building at One Waterfront Place “heartsafe” by installing automated external defibrillators(AEDs) on all seven floors. The new Powerheart G3 defibrillators, located in the hallways beside the elevator banks, […]

College AEDs: University of New Hampshire campus gets defibrillators: Cardiac Science for the week of July 12

College AEDs: University of New Hampshire campus gets defibrillators They’re in the classroom buildings, theater, recreation center and the student union: automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that a layperson can use to revive a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. “The machines are foolproof,” Jim Lapolla, Homeland Security specialist/paramedic with the university’s Office of Emergency Management, told the Campus Journal. […]

American Red Cross lifeguard: “Without that AED, we would have lost him.”

Red Cross instructor Amber Fesmire emailed Cardiac Science Customer Service earlier this month to order a new set of defibrillator pads. She needed them to replace a pair she’d used the day before to save a first aid student’s life. We gave her a call to get the whole story. Fesmire is the director of […]

Electronic health record usage: 40 percent of doctors | Cardiac Science for the week of Jan. 25

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Electronic medical records used by 40 percent of office-based physicians A 2009 EHR survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that more than 40 percent of office-based physicians are working with electronic health records. […]

College and airport AEDs in Terre Haute [VIDEO]

The Terre Haute International Airport has installed three automated external defibrillators, a gift from local businesses Wabash Valley Asphalt and NGC Corp. The firms donated three Powerheart AED G3s to the airport, where between 100 and 150 travelers pass through every day. The donation includes AED training for all airport staff, conducted by a Cardiac Science […]