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Medtronic and Bain Capital, a global private investment firm, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which affiliates of Bain Capital will acquire Physio-Control. The...

Physio-Control has acquired Swedish-based Jolife AB, the developer and manufacturer the automated Lucas Chest Compression System.

Prior to the acquisition, Physio-Control had been the...

October 27, 2009 – Defibtech and Cintas Corp. will introduce the new ReviveR View automated external defibrillator (AED), which features a full-color LCD display and is the first AED to use...

August 14, 2009 – ZOLL Medical Corp. said today Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital in Hampshire, United Kingdom, is the first hospital to install the AutoPulse Noninvasive Cardiac Support...

June 30, 2009 – Physio-Control said yesterday its LUCAS 2 Chest Compression System was granted 510(k) market clearance by the FDA.

Developed and manufactured by Jolife AB and distributed...

June 29, 2009 - Oridion Systems said today a medical research study, showing capnography can improve patient safety during prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), was awarded first place...

June 22, 2009 - Medical Corp. said last week the ambulance service RAV Gooi en Vechtstreek, in Hilversum, the Netherlands, is the first EMS organization to equip its ambulances with a new system...

June 22, 2009 –Jolife AB launched its second generation automated LUCAS Chest Compression System for use in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of cardiac arrest patients in Europe and Canada.

February 17, 2009 - ZOLL Medical Corp. said today Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in southern California has installed the company’s AutoPulse Noninvasive Cardiac...

November 7, 2007 - A seven-city study on the impact of new CPR techniques supports the widespread use of the American Heart Association’s new 2005 CPR guidelines, according to the study authors in...

October 9, 2007 - Physio-Control Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic, Inc., today announced that the LUCAS Chest Compression System is available in the U.S. through an exclusive...

October 9, 2007 - Physio-Control Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic, Inc., will introduce the LUCAS Chest Compression System in the United States through an exclusive distribution...

June 12, 2007 - Recent findings show that the majority of people untrained in how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and even many trained emergency personnel, do not push with enough force...