Automated Electronic Defibrillator

Interview with Declan O’Mahoney, CEO of HeartSine

Watch as Declan O’Mahoney, CEO of HeartSine Technologies, describes the company to CEO IntroNet and explains how our products saves lives all over the world. Watch the interview.

 

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The Importance of AED Incident Reports

The job of an automated external defibrillator (AED) is not done even after it’s been used to save a life.

From the moment a HeartSine AED is switched on, the unit is gathering important data on its use. This detail is used to create an AED incident report. These reports give AED program clients the information and tools necessary to …

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Virginia Resident Survives SCA Because Police Carried AED

A resident in Virginia in the USA is alive today because the community recently placed automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in its police squad cars and trained officers on CPR and AED use.

On January 6, 2013, police officer S. Clint Debrular responded to a 911 call in the community of Aquia Harbour in Virginia. The first on the scene — …

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Illinois Middle School Students Receiving CPR and AED Instruction

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are often described as so easy- to-operate, a child could effectively use one. Lawmakers in the state of Illinois in the United States agree; middle school children (grades 6-8 ) in Illinois are receiving important video instruction about CPR and AED safety thanks to House Bill 5114 which was passed in June 2012.

Dr. George Chiampas, …

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SCA Strikes European Athletes; UK Community Responds with AED Placements

Last year there were numerous reports of seemingly healthy athletes across Europe who were felled on the field by sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

Take the case of Fabrice Muamba, former midfielder for the Bolton Wanderers football club in the United Kingdom, who suffered SCA during a match in March 2012. Despite his heart being stopped for a total of 78 …

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How Does an Automated External Defibrillator Work?

On countless medical TV shows you’ve likely seen the actor/doctor yell, “Clear!” and administer a life-saving shock to the “patient.” This dramatization of defibrillator technology doesn’t tell the whole story. How exactly does a cardiac defibrillator work?

Defibrillation is the delivery of lifesaving electrical energy to the heart during an abnormal rhythm or very rapid erratic beating of the heart …

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AEDs Part of OSHA’s Safety Mission

Automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness is an important part of the safety mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Back in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Today the …

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Study Shows AEDs and Early Responders Key to Survival of SCA-Stricken Marathon Runners

Early use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED) can dramatically improve survival of marathon runners who suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), shows a study published in the October edition of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, the official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (Vol. 44, No. 10, pages 1843-1845).

Eighty-eight U.S. medical race directors who participated …

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HeartSine Technologies Becomes the Supplier of AEDs to American Airlines

Newtown, PA – November 26, 2012 – HeartSine® Technologies, Inc., a world leader in personal and public access defibrillators, announced today that it has signed an agreement with American Airlines (AMR) to become the supplier of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to the airline. American Airlines, which is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, is one of the world’s largest commercial airlines. …

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Heart Trac Takes the Guesswork Out of Implementing Your AED Program

HeartSine is pleased to introduce Heart Trac, a program for Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program Management and Medical Oversight Services, designed to help manage and maintain AED programs efficiently, cost-effectively, and in compliance with applicable regulations.

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Through Heart Trac we’ll help you develop comprehensive Emergency Response Plans and AED protocols, determine the most appropriate locations for …

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