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Cardiac Science, New Jersey Add Powerheart® G5 to State’s AED Contract

WAUKESHA, Wis., Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiac Science, a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs), announced today that the company has amended its existing AED contract with the state of New Jersey to now include the new Powerheart G5 AED–the first FDA-cleared AED to offer a combination of automatic shock delivery, variable escalating […]

Andrew Ortega Foundation donates school AEDs

Four years ago Michelle Spencer lost her son, Andrew Ortega, a gifted student and athlete. The Rutherford, N.J., teenager died in his sleep, a victim of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Andrew was just 13. The family found out later that Andrew had lived with an undiagnosed heart condition (an enlarged heart) that put him at risk for SCA. Had anyone thought […]

AED legislation moves ahead in New Jersey, Oregon

New Jersey has signed into law a bill requiring assisted living facilities to have both an automated external defibrillator (AED) and someone trained in its use on site. The Oregon Senate passed legislation, now headed for the state House, that would require AEDs in most public buildings larger than 50,000 square feet. The New Jersey bill, S2146 […]