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December 18, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that its new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared OneStep pediatric CPR electrodes are the only electrodes on the market...

June 21, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that Oxford County EMS in Ontario, Canada, is the first emergency service in...

March 13, 2012 — Asahi Kasei Corp.  and Zoll Medical Corp. jointly announced that Asahi Kasei will acquire Zoll for approximately $2.21 billion.

March 12, 2012 — Philips introduced the tactically enhanced HeartStart MRx monitor-defibrillator for emergency medical services (EMS).

March 1, 2012 — Philips announced the launch of HeartStart XL+, a crash cart defibrillator/monitor for use in hospitals and other health care facilities that, in AED mode, can defibrillate any...

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...

October 21, 2011 – Physio-Control Inc. announced its ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG device has been recognized as one of the Top Innovations of the Year by EMS World Magazine, a provider...

August 24, 2011 — Physio-Control Inc. announced commercial availability of the ReadyLink 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) device. It is a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared...

August 3, 2011 — AmbiCom Holdings Inc., developer of wireless products for medical equipment suppliers, announced that it has signed an agreement with a major medical device manufacturer to...

A new version of the Lifepak 15 monitor/defibrillator is designed to help hospital, as well as pre-hospital, teams provide more effective patient care. The 15, when used together with CODE-STAT data...

December 16, 2010 – An upgraded remote ECG viewing system is now live across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada and is available for immediate download to customers in those countries....

October 6, 2010 – Physicians have prescribed more than 30,000 wearable defibrillator vests for patients at high risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator, by Zoll...

September 2, 2010 – The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History recently accepted the donation of a prototype medical emergency crash cart, referred to as MAX. It accepted the donation...

August 2, 2010 – The new Propaq MD Monitor/Defibrillator received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is specifically designed to meet the special needs of the...

May 3, 2010 – A point-of-care ultrasound system for use by emergency medical services (EMS) is being developed in collaboration between SonoSite Inc. and Physio-Control Inc. Under the terms of the...

April 28, 2010 – A Web-based platform designed to share electrocardiogram (ECG) information between emergency medical services (EMS) and hospitals now connects 12-lead devices from various...

April 28, 2010 – About 280,000 external defibrillators used worldwide in health care facilities and public places may malfunction during attempts to rescue people in sudden cardiac arrest, the U.S...

February 22, 2010 – The FDA said Physio‐Control Inc. has improved the quality of its external defibrillators and may resume unrestricted worldwide shipments.

December 15, 2009 – The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a contract to Philips Healthcare for its HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator, which has the potential of generating more than $29...

The FDA notified healthcare professionals this week that it is investigating energy levels in external biphasic defibrillators with shocks less than or equal to 200 Joules (J), because of reports...