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Four Compelling AED Program Must Haves

Annuvia released a list of “Four Compelling AED Program Must Haves” this afternoon. Check out this list as you’re sure to be impressed with how our technology is leading the way in the Automated External Defibrillator industry in more ways than saving lives due to sudden cardiac arrest.

Included in our list, Arch offers AED program managers new e-commerce methods to re-order accessories, obtain AED medical oversight from leading physicians, and automatically file mandatory 911 and EMS AED placement reports.


Arch’s New AED Map Display Offers More than Directions!

Internationally mapping AED units with real-time location-specific feedback is changing the way AED program managers track their AED unit readiness programs. Large national AED program managers, ultimately responsible for overseeing their firm’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED) unit’s readiness checks, can now use one, user-friendly screen to visually see the status of all of their equipment, internationally, by using the Arch system from Annuvia.

Arch, Annuvia’s new AED Medical Direction and Oversight program, allows AED owners of all sizes to track their AED units through a user-friendly dashboard. AEDs are color-coded and literally placed on a geo-coded map, with satellite imagery, so that AED owners can quickly check the status of their program.


Annuvia Applies Defibrillator to Hunger

Annuvia’s mission of creating healthier, safer, more prepared communities is not limited to only providing CPR and AED classes and first aid training. Annuvia holds regular volunteering opportunities for its employees as part of the organization’s Social Responsibility Plan. Causes range from the environment and recycling, to pro-bono safety training services and hunger. Just two weeks back, Annuvia’s Operations Team applied a massive, multi-volunteer, defibrillation “shock” to hunger. Working in partnership with the San Francisco Food Bank, staff from Annuvia’s headquarters location volunteered first thing in the morning on Saturday, February 6, 2010 and didn’t stop until the pallets of food no longer rolled in for re-packaging.

When the volunteers arrived they walked in to an enormous warehouse stocked full of fresh fruit and vegetables. Carrots and grapefruit were literally stored in giant cardboard boxes and the task was to separate and box the produce into smaller, more portable, boxes for distribution throughout the community. Working in unison, Annuvia’s staff devised a strategy and appointed positions to quickly handle the flood of healthy food. Soon, the music was turned on and the event was turned into a contest!

Annuvia is always looking to strengthen our relationship with like-minded organizations and we’re fortunate to be located in the heart of San Francisco, near many of the country’s leading organizations. If you or your organization would like to learn more about Annuvia’s Corporate Social Responsibility Plan or partner with Annuvia on their next, up-coming volunteer activity, send an email to Annuvia at with details on how you’d like to help.


Will AED units be as common as the fire extinguisher?

As a national CPR/AED training organization and multi-unit AED distributor, Annuvia has the opportunity to gain a very unique perspective on what is driving the AED industry’s growth. Studies indicate that bystanders play an important role during America’s most common killer – Sudden Cardiac Arrest emergencies.

Businesses and organizations of all sizes are increasingly deploying Automated External Defibrillators (AED Defibrillator) to provide an additional layer of safety for their employees. Some industry analysts have posited that AED units are anticipated to be as commonplace as fire extinguishers in the coming years. To help shed light on why the industry has grown so rapidly, Annuvia has released a report outlining the top five defibrillator drivers.

Five Greatest Defibrillator Drivers:
1. Significant Preventable Deaths
2. Laws, Statutes & Mandates Requiring AED Units
3. Possible Negligence Litigation
4. Widespread Adoption & Defibrillator Program Support
5. Improved Immunity Protection for AED Programs

It is our hope that by exposing would-be buyers (of AED units) to our vast research and analytical approach to this challenging industry, we can not only inform organizations of why other, potentially similar, groups are deploying AEDs, but ideally open management’s eyes to why this initiative is important.

To receive a FREE copy of the Five Defibrillator Drivers, please contact Annuvia at or with the subject line “Five Defibrillator Drivers” in your correspondence. Learn how the Automated External Defibrillator industry is growing and how your organization might be affected!


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