August 13, 2021
Imagine you’re at the state fair, and you hear a scream, and it’s not an excited roller coaster scream. To avoid the crowds, someone took a shortcut behind a ride, and cut himself badly on a misplaced piece of equipment. He’s losing blood by the second, and the medics are on the other side of the park. Are you prepared to help him?
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August 6, 2021
Not all pulse oximetry solutions are created equal. With the importance of pulse oximetry in monitoring patients with COVID-19, now more than ever, it’s time to consider how your technology is performing. Read More →
July 28, 2021
You’ve probably heard in the news that shipping delays across the globe have disrupted the global economy. Numerous challenges -– from congestion at ports to shortages of shipping containers -– have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic, leading to higher costs and significant delays.
These shipping delays continue to present a challenge to our supply chain. However, we remain dedicated to providing necessary medical supplies to those who save and improve patients’ lives. Read More →
July 13, 2021
Typically, when you think "emergency rescue", first responders like firefighters, police and EMS professionals are who come to mind. While yes, it’s true that search and rescue is part of their jobs, anyone can be involved in an emergency situation where someone needs rescued or helped. For example, if you are in a car accident you may need to get yourself and others to safety; or, if you witness a sports accident or child injury at the park, you may need to offer first aid.
Whether it’s for your career or not, rescue preparedness is good to know. We’ve put together a list of recommended items to have on hand for both the rookie rescuers and the professionals. Read More →
June 24, 2021
Sarnova, parent company to four fast-growing business units: Bound Tree Medical, Cardio Partners, Emergency Medical Products and Tri-anim Health Services, is proud to announce the company has earned the 2021 Great Place to Work Certification™, by Great Place to Work®.
This prestigious award is the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture, and it is based largely on what current employees say about their experience working at a company. Report results are based upon anonymous survey results submitted by employees to an outside entity, Great Place to Work®. Read More →
June 14, 2021
Please join us in recognizing June as National Safety Month (NSM)! June 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, an annual observance to help promote safety - from the workplace to anyplace. Read More →
March 1, 2021
The popularity of infrared thermometers continues to increase, especially for children and mass screening situations. Offering protection for both parties, these thermometers help prevent the spread germs or viruses by allowing the user to check the patient’s temperature from a safe distance.
Due to the complexity behind the thermometers, however, many people still have their reservations. Take a deep breath, because we’re about to bring you some peace of mind. Read More →
February 22, 2021
The opioid epidemic is a devastating national crisis with grave consequences. In 2019, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdose. With 20% of people misusing opioids originally prescribed for chronic pain, even your own friends and relatives may be at risk.
If you’d like to learn more, check out these myths about opioid abuse, addiction and treatment. Read More →
February 18, 2021
General knowledge of basic first aid is becoming the new standard of care, and AEDs are essential for any facility’s success. Owning an AED is the first step in fostering a safe environment for customers.
Before you start shopping, though, we’d like to set a few things straight by busting some common myths: Read More →
February 17, 2021
With so many AED options being available with a variety of different features and functionality, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which AED is right for your business. We want to help you understand the different features and functionality from all angles.
This is why we’ve put together 5 unique scenarios to illustrate features and options to consider when purchasing an AED for your business. Read More →
January 22, 2021
Regardless of the nature of your business, it’s important to consider stocking up on AED accessories. Accessories can help with accessing and better understanding your AED.
Take a look at these optional accessories you can purchase for your AED.
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January 15, 2021
With sudden cardiac arrests claiming more than 350,000 lives each year in the United States, having an AED on-hand in your business/organization is vital. Ambulances can take up to 15 minutes to arrive at the scene, but after just nine minutes, a victim likely experiences brain damage so severe, it usually cannot be reversed.
That's why being able respond quickly until medical professionals arrive is so important, and can make a significant difference in patient outcomes. Read More →
January 12, 2021
Regardless of where you consume news, it's likely that most news sources have informed you about the opioid epidemic that is sweeping our nation. You hear a lot about the drug, but what are opioids exactly? Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant that produce a variety of effects on the brain. They can also make some people feel happy, “high” and relaxed.
Due to these seemingly pleasant effects, opioids are highly addictive. Read More →
November 18, 2020
No matter how quickly professional emergency medical technicians arrive, in the event of a mass shooting, workplace violence, traumatic injury, or motor vehicle crash, bystanders will be the first responders on the scene. As a result, easy-to-use public access bleeding control kits are increasingly important and are a necessary component of any comprehensive emergency preparedness plan.
Check out these important Stop the Bleed® facts: Read More →
August 14, 2020
Sudden Cardiac Arrest or SCA is a condition where the heart unexpectedly stops beating. This causes blood to stop flowing to the brain and to other vital organs. If not treated within minutes, Sudden Cardiac Arrest can cause death. In fact, more than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of SCA. Because of this, the Heart and Rhythm Society created Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month to help the public become more informed about the deadly condition.
Here is Sudden Cardiac Awareness at a glance: Read More →
May 23, 2020
The summertime is always a special season for everyone. It’s the time of year that gives you a reason to get out there and discover your surroundings, develop new hobbies and just be more active. Whether you enjoy hiking, camping out in the woods or relaxing by a body of water, there’s a plethora of activities available for all during the summertime.
However, with great summer fun, comes many risk factors. Read More →
September 15, 2019
September is National Preparedness Month! Since FEMA launched this initiative in 2004, September is recognized to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The National Preparedness month theme for 2019 is “Prepared, Not Scared.” Are you prepared for a hurricane, an active shooter situation, or any other emergency that can occur?
Use the following tips to be ready in case disaster strikes. Read More →
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