HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY of Palo Alto, California, has begun the HP Heartstream Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Indemnification Program. It indemnifies owners of ForeRunner AEDs who experience mechanical or electrical failure or malfunction not resulting from negligence. For more information, call Lannise Galbraith at (206) 664-2019.
Hewlett-Packard provided 100 CodeMaster 100 defibrillators to emergency medical service training centers across the United States. The devices were distributed by alliance partner LAERDAL MEDICAL CORPORATION of Wappingers Falls, New York, as part of an ongoing program to make early access to defibrillation readily available.