Tag Archives: PAD program

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 […]

Wireless hospital challenges: Cardiac Science for the week of May 25

Our weekly update on news in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Study identifies challenges to wireless data transmission in hospitals A study by Seattle-based NetMotion Wireless has identified the top five challenges that arise from integrating wireless technology into hospital ITdepartments. The study was based on information from IT leaders in both urban and rural […]

Seven-year AED study in Munich: Cardiac Science for the week of May 18

Our weekly update on news in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Video of sudden cardiac arrest survivors makes the case for AEDs A high school junior on her way home from school; an umpire at a fast-pitch softball game; a 45-year-old woman enjoying her birthday dinner at a restaurant. All were seemingly […]

Sudden cardiac death might have been avoided

Just like everyone else in the emergency services arena, we here at Cardiac Science put strong emphasis on getting life-saving AEDs placed wherever people gather: Schools, pools, sports arena, malls, office buildings, and so on. We’re pleased to see AED deployment increasing, and public access defibrillation (PAD) programs growing in communities throughout the world. But recent articles in local […]

Going to school on heart safety

We’re hearing from more and more colleges and universities interested in equipping their campuses with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and implementing a Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) program. And, when you think about it, it makes sense that colleges would be pro-active about heart safety. High population density makes it likely that someone — a student, a […]