Tag Archives: EMR

Cardiac Science for the week of June 7: Police Defibrillators

Powerheart G3 AED now atop Mount Snowdon in Wales Powerheart AEDs are now available atop Mount Snowdon in Wales. (Photo credit: North Wales News) Through the combined efforts of Welsh Ambulance Service, Snowdown Mountain Railway, an automated external defibrillator(AED) is now available at the highest point in Wales, Hafod Eryri atop Mount Snowdon. The National Public Access […]

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training: Cardiac Science for the week of March 29

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training CPR and AED training in Ballina, New South Wales (Photo: Ballina Shire Advocate online) It takes an ambulance as much as 25 minutes to reach communities on the south side of the Richmond River in Ballina, New South Wales — far too long to be […]

An Invitation to Save Lives in Denmark: Cardiac Science for the week of Feb. 15

“An Invitation to Save Lives” in Denmark Anders Ladekarl, General Secretary, Danish Red Cross; Svend Hedegaard, Project Manager, Danish Red Cross; Jacob Kleberg, Area Manager, Cardiac Science; Laurie S. Fulton, US Ambassador to Denmark; and Jens Just, Marketing Director, Cardiac Science Last year Cardiac Science worked with the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen to host “An […]

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. […]

School AEDs? Make sure they’re on the sidelines at every game: Cardiac Science for the week of August 24

School AEDs? Make sure they’re on the sidelines at every game Earlier this month, 15-year-old Michael White collapsed on the football field during a scrimmage at Cary High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. WRAL.com reported that a doctor at the game performed CPR until an ambulance arrived and used an automated external defibrillator (AED) to restore a […]