On Wednesday, March 9, 2011, Annuvia released “The Top Five Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Unit Challenges for Global Organizations,” a report detailing why some of the world’s largest organizations don’t provide the same life-saving benefits to their foreign (non-US) offices that are found in their domestic (US) offices. Here’s an excerpt:
“SAN FRANSISCO, CA – Global businesses face many challenges above and beyond those faced by domestic (United States) organizations, in providing uniform, consistent health care services on an international level for each of their facilities. Commonly, these challenges can lead to uneven coverage gaps.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest is not a domestic phenomenon. “Both foreign and domestic businesses experience medical emergencies. Both have vast experience with Sudden Cardiac Arrest. And both should have all available therapy options available to their employees, guests and the community where they are located – including Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs),” states Micah Bongberg, President of Annuvia, a San Francisco, Ca-based organization that distributes AED units and provides CPR, AED, First Aid Training, and AED Medical Direction/Oversight services….”