A football tournament to help save lives

“172 schools in Northern Ireland now have a defibrillator”

A recent football tournament brought 70 children from eight schools together as a fundraiser to raise money to put defibrillators in schools. One lucky school, Ballymacrickett Primary School, won a samaritan PAD defibrillator on the day that was donated by Belfast-based HeartSine Technologies.  With a goal of having defibrillators in …

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Public Health and Public Art Collide in Defibrillator Design Challenge

An innovative nationwide contest to raise awareness of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) has been launched in the US.

The ‘Defibrillator Design Challenge’ is inviting designers to submit visual ideas to make the presence of defibrillators more visible to the public.

The competition, labelled ‘an amalgamation of public health and public art’, strives to make AEDs, which shock the heart …

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Life saving donation from Tonga to Manchester College

A college in England has received a life-saving donation from the other side of the world! 

Wigan and Leigh College in Greater Manchester received a HeartSine Technologies defibrillator that had been donated by none other than the Tongan Rugby League team.

The players were based in Leigh during the Rugby League World Cup and donated the team’s Automated External Defibrillator …

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Award Winning App Creator Donates HeartSine Defibrillator to Local Sports Club

A Norwegian smartphone app developer has donated a HeartSine defibrillator to a sports club in Stavanger, Norway, after he was awarded the lifesaving samaritan PAD 350P for his ground-breaking health and safety application.

Trond Hansen, owner and manager of Mellora, picked up the accolade of the country’s best ‘Work Environment Friendly Product’ for his ‘Health Safety Environment Quality’ (HSEQ) …

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HeartSine Beats British Prime Minister to White House

In a recent speech in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister David Cameron talks about being beaten to the White House by HeartSine: “…and you finally get to the inner sanctum of the White House. You really think you’ve made it; but, of course, I got there and realized a business from Northern Ireland had beaten me to it.”

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British Prime Minister Speaks of HeartSine Defibrillator in the White House

In his speech in Belfast today, British Prime Minister David Cameron proudly recalled seeing a HeartSine automated external defibrillator at the White House― installed to protect the President and his staff in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

Said Cameron: “When I became Prime Minister I went to visit President Obama in Washington. Turning up in a motorcade, going …

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Lessons on Going Global

Joy Taggart, inside sales manager at HeartSine Technologies, shares tips for exporting products in this issue of Business First (go to page 52 of the ezine).

In the article, she advises companies seeking to export to find and build a strong relationship with a solid distribution partner. Explaining one reason for HeartSine’s global success, Joy tells Business …

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HeartSine AED Comes to Rescue of Swedish Sports Commentator

HeartSine came to the rescue when Swedish sports commentator Christer Ulfbåge suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while participating in a recent celebrity golf tournament.

Ulfbåge, 71, collapsed on the course located outside Stockholm and was immediately and continuously given CPR by fellow golfer and friend Hans Fahlén while waiting for an ambulance to arrive.

With the ambulance still minutes out …

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HeartSine Technologies Partners with EMS Safety Services to Protect San Clemente Beachgoers

HeartSine® Technologies, Inc., a world leader in personal and public access defibrillators, is partnering with San Clemente‐based EMS Safety Services to donate five of its samaritan® public access defibrillators (PAD) to the City of San Clemente Marine Safety Division for use in its four‐wheel drive rescue vehicles.

Designed for the lifesaving treatment of sudden cardiac arrest in public areas, the …

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A Business With Heart

HeartSine’s innovative technology is saving lives from football fields to jet liners. Symon Ross, editor of Ulster Business, met CEO Declan O’Mahoney to find out more about its plans for new products and future growth.

Northern Ireland has a long history of innovation when it comes to treating cardiac arrest.

The process emergency departments use to treat cardiac arrest is …

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