Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

Non-Profit Spotlight: just1mike

Written by Kristy Brindley, Michael's Mom & President of just1mike Our story is a story of great love and great loss. It has also become the story of two Mikes and sudden cardiac arrest. The legacy of one Michael and the survival of another Michael. One of the...

The Race Against Time: Rapid AED Delivery by Drones and the Impact on Survival Rate

In recent years, technological advancements have paved the way for innovative solutions to improve emergency medical response times. One such breakthrough is the use of drones for the swift delivery of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to cardiac arrest...

Employee Safety is Your Problem

“She’s been telling me for a while I need to get an AED, there’s a guy on my team at work with heart problems. The way I see it, he should have been taking care of himself. If something happens, call 911, it’s not my problem.”  After I took a moment to pick my jaw up...
Is Your School Ready?

Is Your School Ready?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a leading cause of death worldwide, but it’s also the #1 killer of student athletes, and a leading cause of death on school campuses. 1 in 300 youth are at risk for an undetected heart condition. So why aren’t Automated External Defibrillators...

Always Ready: Enhancing Your AED Program

Always Ready: Enhancing Your AED Program

Having an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is just the first step in your AED program. To be successful in saving more lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest, there are numerous best practices to follow but here are a few basics to get started:   Have a known and...

Marching in the Nation’s Capital for CPR & AED Awareness

Marching in the Nation’s Capital for CPR & AED Awareness

Have you ever performed CPR in front of the White House? Well, I can say I have. Back in January our Chief Experience Office, Dana Miller, and I had the privilege of attending the annual Parent Heart Watch, Heart to Heart Conference. While this was life-changing in...

AED FAQs

AED FAQs

The thought of using an AED can be overwhelming, but we want everyone to feel empowered to save a life. Here are a few frequently asked questions we hear about AEDs. What does AED stand for? AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator. An AED is a medical device...

AEDs & the FDA

AEDs & the FDA

The FDA defines Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) as, “portable, life-saving devices designed to treat people experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest, a medical condition in which the heart stops beating suddenly and unexpectedly.” As a Class III medical device,...

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