Navigation Links
AtlantiCare Heart Heroes group donates Cardiac Science AED to Atlantic City public access defibrillation program
Date:8/12/2013

WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation, an Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs), was recently honored to have its Powerheart® AED represent the 100th AED donated by the AtlantiCare Heart Heroes, a volunteer group that raises funds through the AtlantiCare Foundation to place AEDs in the community.

The AED was donated to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) Boardwalk Ambassadors July 23 on the boardwalk in Atlantic City.

View a video of the presentation.

"When your mission is to make communities safer by raising funds and donating AEDs, people take notice," said Al Ford, Cardiac Science General Manager and Vice President of Sales / Marketing. "We are proud to supply Powerheart G3 AEDs for the AtlantiCare Heart Heroes program and wish them continued success in making southern New Jersey heart safe."

AEDs help in restoring a normal heart rhythm in victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Audible and/or visual prompts guide the user through the process.

The 100 donated AEDs, many of which are Powerheart AEDs, have gone to schools, police and fire departments, municipalities, community organizations, parks, businesses, and places of worship. Typically, the Heart Heroes fund a portion of the AED and community groups and/or organizations provide the remaining funds. However, to mark the 100th donation, AtlantiCare covered the full cost of the AED.

"The ambassadors — and all of our community partners who now have AEDs — are helping AtlantiCare raise awareness about the importance of prompt care for sudden cardiac arrest, and demonstrating their commitment to the well-being of our community," said David Tilton, president and CEO, AtlantiCare.

This is the second AED AtlantiCare has presented to CRDA. The first donated defibrillator has been used on eight occasions to resuscitate people.

About AtlantiCare

AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,461 employees and 600 physicians serve the community in more than 60 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008.

About Cardiac Science

Cardiac Science, a group company of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets automated external defibrillators (AED) and provides a portfolio of training, maintenance, and support services for AEDs. Cardiac Science is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin. With customers in almost 100 countries worldwide, the company has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For information, call 1.800.426.0337 or visit http://www.cardiacscience.com.  

For media questions, contact Ric Kositzke at +1.262.953.7624.

For investor questions, contact Opto Circuits at ir@optoindia.com or +91.80.2852.8088


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cardiac Science Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. HeartWare Stock Trading Halted Today; FDA Advisory Committee to Review HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation
2. Retired Pro Hockey Player 1st to Receive Total Artificial Heart in Upstate New York
3. U.S. Patent Office Issues Sixth Patent Covering Zero-Footprint Medical Image Viewers to Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC
4. Remedy Informatics Cardiovascular Registry Selected by World-Renowned Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute
5. Heartware Schedules First Quarter Conference Call And Webcast
6. Worldwide Multicenter Experiences with CardioFocus HeartLight® EAS to be Presented at Heart Rhythm 2012
7. Stereotaxis Epoch™ Solutions Momentum Drives Strong Presence at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Annual Meeting
8. HeartWare Presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference to be Webcast
9. HeartWare Completes Enrollment In 450-Patient Pivotal Destination Therapy Clinical Trial
10. Scripps Doctors Study Novel New Device to Diagnose Irregular Heart Beat
11. Landmark Sleep Apnea, Heart Failure Study Recruits 1,000th Participant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2016)... Schweiz, April 27, 2016 ... CEO Forums in Zürich gab Strekin AG ... Wirkstoffkandidaten STR001 zur Erhaltung des Resthörvermögens von ... bekannt. Für die umfassende Phase-II-Doppelblindstudie mit Placebo-Kontrollgruppe ... angeworben. STR001 wird während der Operation direkt ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016   Zillion ... its digital health technology platform, which specializes in ... programs into scalable digital products, Zillion enables companies ... and empower consumers to take control of their ... live video conferencing – including one-to-one, group and ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB ... a new generation of drugs within human and ... for Paclical/Apealea in the Phase III study that ... ovarian cancer. These preliminary results showed non-inferiority between ... carboplatin versus Taxol in combination with carboplatin. In ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Since launching its annual volunteer campaign on ... footwear industry, has broken all previous participation records in its first two weeks ... during the months of April and May, the 2016 Footwear Cares initiative is ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Our bodies are bombarded daily by ... and deal with these stressors is to adopt a more healthful diet, but too ... Risa Groux, a certified Holistic Nutritionist and the creator of the Newport Beach Cleanse ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... advocating optimistic healthcare awareness and author of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") ... Radio Monday, May 2, 2016 and podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Fort Stewart, GA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... on Monday, May 16, 2016, at its new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall ... including a raffle for a 50-inch Samsung Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... team BioCellection won the $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize of the 2016 Wharton Business ... Award, the Michelson People’s Choice Award, and the Committee Award for Most ‘Wow ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):