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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 […]

New AED legislation: January 2011

In the first weeks of the new year, automated external defibrillator (AED) billswere introduced in seven state legislatures: Connecticut Rep. Jason Perillo introduced HB 5455, a bill to provide immunity for any public facility that maintains an automatic external defibrillator in accordance with specified standards. Rep. Kevin Ryan introduced HB 5483, which would require dialysis units, outpatient surgical facilities, assisted […]

An update on state AED legislation, Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of our roundup about legislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) currently before state legislatures. You can read Part 1 here. Illinois AED legislation: HB 4661 (the Mass Transit Defibrillator bill), introduced by Representative Jack Franks in October, 2009, is before the House Committee on Government Operations. It would require that the Chicago Transportation Authority, the […]