Medtronic Foundation Announces New HeartRescue Project Partnerships

07/27/2012
The Medtronic Foundation has awarded $3.75 million in grants to two new partners -- the Illinois HeartRescue Collaborative through the University of Illinois and American Medical Response (AMR) -- to improve sudden cardiac arrest survival rates in Illinois and in select communities served by AMR in the next five years. The new partners will join several of the nation's leading resuscitation experts at the Universities of Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Washington and Duke University in developing and expanding sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response systems. Each partner is working to improve SCA survival rates by 50 percent in the next five years by implementing measurable, evidence-based...

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