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June 7, 2006 -
Whole Foods Market® has installed automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all of its Florida stores and work locations, becoming the first supermarket chain in Florida to deploy these life-saving devices comprehensively to protect both customers and employees. Defibtech ReviveR™ AEDs - used to revive victims of sudden cardiac arrest - have been placed in stores in Aventura, Boca Raton, Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach Gardens, Plantation, Sarasota and Winter Park, as well as at the corporate regional office and Bakehouse in Plantation. Cintas Corporation, the distributor of the ReviveR™ and provider of highly specialized services to businesses, will provide AED maintenance and training to personnel at each Florida site....read more...
 
May 1, 2006 -
Concurrent with today's launch of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, British Columbia company MediQuest Technologies Inc. and Defibtech LLC jointly announced plans to distribute over the next year 1,500 MediQuest AED Save-a-Life Programs including the Defibtech Lifeline AED® (automated external defibrillator) to Canadian retail locations, workplaces and public facilities. ...read more...
 
March 3, 2006 -
Defibtech, manufacturer of the award-winning, price- and performance-leading Lifeline™ and ReviveR™ brand automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and training products, today announced that its entire line of AEDs and AED Trainers can be upgraded in the field to meet the new American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). Defibtech products will also meet the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines for Resuscitation 2005. Every Defibtech Rescue AED or Training AED ever made can be easily upgraded. ...read more...
 
February 10, 2006 -
The Defibtech Lifeline AED® (automated external defibrillator) has been chosen for deployment at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy, company officials announced today. The 148 Defibtech Lifeline AEDs purchased for the Games have been distributed among Olympic venues in Torino and neighboring towns in Italy's Piedmont region. The organizer of health care and emergency services at the Games, Azienda Sanitaria Locale (ASL) No. 5, chose the Defibtech AEDs due to its satisfaction with past purchases, said Defibtech President Gintaras Vaisnys. "Deploying AEDs at the Games is a wise safety measure, considering the many people attending and the high incidence of sudden cardiac arrest," he explained. According to the Games' official Web site, more than 1 million people are expected to attend the Games. Experts estimate that as many as 1 in 600 people in the world suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year. "The bottom line is that the Torino Winter Olympics will be a safer place because our defibrillators will be protecting spectators and athletes alike," Vaisnys said. ...read more...
 
December 29, 2005 -
Defibtech, manufacturer of the award-winning, price- and performance-leading Lifeline™ and ReviveR™ brand automated external defibrillators (AEDs), today announced that for the third year in a row, the state of Maine selected the company's AEDs for deployment throughout the state. This year the state of Maine ordered more than 250 AEDs. Combined with previous orders, the State of Maine will have received over 850 Defibtech Lifeline AEDs over three years. These AEDs have been, and will continue to be, deployed throughout rural communities in fire and emergency services vehicles, police vehicles and community facilities. The state of Maine purchased the AEDs through a Federal grant provided under the Congressional Rural Access to Emergency Devices Act. ...read more...
 
October 25, 2005 -
The Defibtech automated external defibrillator (AED) is on display at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The world's foremost modern art museum, MoMA chose the lifesaving device – used to resuscitate victims of sudden cardiac arrest – for inclusion in its SAFE: Design Takes On Risk exhibit, which runs through Jan. 2, 2006. According to Defibtech President Gintaras Vaisnys, Defibtech was contacted about participation earlier this year by the exhibit's curators. The Museum chose the Defibtech AED as a model of how design can enhance emergency response. "The exhibit demonstrates how good design contributes to protection and security," said Vaisnys. "Defibtech AEDs are designed to be affordable, easy to use, reliable and eye-catching. All these characteristics make it more effective as a lifesaving device." ...read more...
 
October 4, 2005 -
To enhance emergency response to sudden cardiac arrest victims and help reduce customer liability risk, Defibtech today introduced DefibtechMD – a comprehensive AED management and medical oversight program for the deployment of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in workplaces, schools, medical and dental offices, police and fire/EMS organizations, and other public and commercial buildings. ...read more...
 
September 29, 2005 -
After teaching an aerobics class at Merrillville High School's fitness center this summer, Nikki Frekot saw a man working out in the center begin to struggle. Don Willison was suffering sudden cardiac arrest. As a sales associate for Defibrillators USA, a distributor for Defibtech, Nikki just happened to have a Lifeline AED in her gym bag. She quickly turned the unit on and placed the AED's pads on Willison's chest. Only 34 seconds later, according to a post-event EMS report, Don's heart was defibrillated and his life was saved. Willison received bypass surgery a few days later and is now recovered. ...read more...
 
September 2, 2005 -
Defibtech, a leading innovator in the Automated External Defibrillation (AED) market, today announced that it has moved its headquarters to larger facilities in Guilford, Connecticut. The Company, founded in 1999, continues to be one of the fastest growing defibrillator companies in the world. To support its continued rapid growth, Defibtech has moved its headquarters to a larger facility for the second time in just over two years. “This new larger facility will allow us to better manage our market-leading growth rate,” said Company President Gintaras Vaisnys, "and will allow us to continue to provide the support and innovative product solutions that our customers have come to expect." ...read more...
 
August 30, 2005 -
Defibtech announced today that over 2,600 of the Company's Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have been ordered by the State of New Jersey for deployment in police, fire and EMS vehicles, as well as in a variety of public facilities. In July 2005, the State of New Jersey ordered 1,682 units for statewide deployment in police cars. This order represented one of the largest public access AED deployments on record. Now, less than two months after this initial purchase, over 1,000 additional units have been ordered by the state. The AEDs will be placed in fire and EMS emergency vehicles and in various public buildings. ...read more...