Category Archives: Cardiac Science

AED Program Saves Three Lives within Six Months

Blain's Fleet and Farm

In 2007, Blain’s Farm and Fleet Stores decided to dedicate time and resources to make themselves a HEARTsafe retailer.  The small chain of 35 stores located throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin teamed up with a safety organization to equip all of their stores with an automated external defibrillator (AED) and train all their management teams to use them and perform CPR.  When they made the decision to prepare for the case of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), they hoped that they would never have to utilize the training, but that decision ended up saving three lives.  Continue reading AED Program Saves Three Lives within Six Months

Cardiac Science to Supply Powerheart G3 AEDs to Chicago Metra

Chicago Metra AEDs

Chicago Metra announced that by the end of January, it will be the second transit agency in the United States to have an automated external defibrillator (AED) in every one of its trains.  Metra said that they will be working with Cardiac Science Corporation to equip their passenger cars, work facilities, and police vehicles.  Continue reading Cardiac Science to Supply Powerheart G3 AEDs to Chicago Metra