Tag Archives: Heartsafe

How one city has successfully fought sudden cardiac arrest

Henderson, Nevada, the state’s second-largest city, has developed a comprehensive program to respond to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incidents. The result? The city of more than 265,000 residents has one of the nation’s best survival rates (50 percent) for victims of SCA caused by ventricular fibrillation. This year Henderson was designated a HeartSafe Community through […]

Public access defibrillation programs: Cardiac Science for the week of Sept. 28

Heart safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology HEARTSafe in Connecticut: AEDs and more The Connecticut Department of Public Health recognized the city of Darien last week for becoming a HeartSafe Community. “The HEARTSafe Communities program is designed to promote and recognize the efforts of […]

Utah AED mandate: Cardiac Science for the week of July 13

Heartsafe: Our weekly update on news in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Utah AED mandate: South Jordan ordinance requires AEDs community-wide The Salt Lake Tribune reports that a recently implemented public access defibrillation (PAD) ordinance in South Jordan, Utah, mandates automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in a wide range of buildings, public facilities, and private businesses. The city in Salt […]