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2013-01-07 16:25:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign, "Lend a Hand, Save a Life," will teach the general public about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and train 250,000 people in Pennsylvania in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The American Heart Association (AHA) has been recommending hands-only CPR for adults since 2008. Hands-only CPR has three easy steps: call 911, push hard and fast in the center of the chest, and use an automated external...

2012-06-29 10:22:42

ATLANTA, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Depending on your perspective, disco may not be a highlight in America's history, but this Fourth of July Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) is asking everyone to revisit the bygone musical era for 60 seconds in order to learn how to save a life with the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR). HOCPR is CPR without rescue breathing - just chest compressions. When performed to the beat of the disco song "Stayin' Alive," HOCPR has...

2012-04-23 23:03:31

Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of their fifth Bay Area American Heart Association CPR certification training school in Berkeley, CA. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce their newest Berkeley American Heart Association CPR training school in Alameda County. The new location will be located at the corner of University Avenue & Shattuck Avenue near the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The American Heart Association...

2011-03-14 11:03:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“Research participants who viewed a brief training video on hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were more likely to attempt CPR, and perform better in an emergency than participants who did not view the video, according to findings reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year nearly 300,000 people suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States, and often the survival rates are low. In these instances, hands-only...

2010-06-02 07:45:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth announced today that they have partnered with the Ad Council on an initiative to raise awareness of health and safety issues by displaying a series of the Ad Council's public service advertisements (PSAs) in doctor's office waiting rooms throughout the country. Starting this month, AccentHealth will be supporting the Ad Council and the American Heart Association's Hands-Only(TM) CPR campaign in conjunction with CPR Week in an effort to help...

2010-01-05 14:40:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeOnlineCPR.com, a leading website offering online CPR certification, announces it is providing site's visitors with free online CPR courses. The courses at FreeOnlineCPR.com are designed to be easy to use. The online format makes these courses ideal for anyone who has a difficult time making it to an in-person CPR course. "We know that emergencies requiring first aid or CPR can crop up any time and our courses are designed and written by...

2009-08-12 04:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The opposition to health reform is a web of vested interests with major financial stakes in the status quo," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee/former White House Drug Policy spokesman Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman in a column in today's South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "30 key lawmakers involved in health legislation total $11 million in health investments," Weiner and Osserman explain in their op-ed, "Insurance...

2008-08-20 00:00:39

The Jackson County Regional Health Center and the American Heart Association are teaming up for a potentially life-saving event. Teaching the basic skills of CPR, the organizations are sponsoring Family and Friends CPR at the health center, 700 W. Grove St. in Maquoketa at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the large conference room. Two 90-minute classes, which will cover CPR skills for adults, children and infant victims, will be offered and are open to the public. For more information,...

2008-08-11 12:01:14

QuadraMed, a developer of healthcare IT solutions, has announced that Daughters of Charity Health System has signed a $15.8 million contract to expand the use of QuadraMed CPR across its five-hospital network. With this contract, Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has purchased software and services for the QuadraMed CPR platform including interactive care-grid, order management, access management, clinical decision support, nursing documentation, chart management and additional...