ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Mobilize RRS LLC., of Pittsford, N.Y., a privately held company that markets the Mobilize Rescue Systems app and associated rescue kits, which are designed to help bystanders deliver acute critical care in emergency situations.
Mobilize RRS’s interactive trauma and first aid systems are designed to help untrained bystanders assess, manage, and help injured people during medical emergencies. There is a universal need to help bystanders play a more active role in responding to emergencies that result from accidents, medical emergencies, and acts of violence.
Since the average ambulance response time is around 7-15 minutes, a bystander is frequently a victim’s best hope for survival. However, bystanders don’t always have the knowledge or equipment they need to intervene.
“ZOLL is a leader in providing high-quality AEDs to help people save the life of someone suffering from sudden cardiac arrest,” said Elijah A. White, President of ZOLL Resuscitation. “Mobilize Rescue Systems are a natural extension for ZOLL, in that they give people the ability to help victims of nearly every type of emergency.”
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“This transaction will have a positive impact on saving more lives,” said Jeffrey Gerstner, CEO of Mobilize RRS. “With ZOLL’s extensive network, our emergency technology will be brought to a greater number of patients worldwide.”
Mobilize Rescue Systems provides easy-to-use solutions that guide lay rescuers through the best way to provide assistance to victims of various emergencies. The systems include step-by-step instructions and supplies to help bystanders manage severe bleeding, cardiac arrest, seizures, choking, chest trauma, hypothermia, burns, and more—all while an ambulance is en route.
Each Mobilize Rescue Systems product contains medical equipment that pairs with interactive software to help bystanders manage emergencies. The Mobilize Rescue Systems app helps individuals have the knowledge necessary to save lives using the supplies in the rescue kit. The program asks mostly yes/no questions to assess the victim, points to the proper color-coded and labeled equipment, and then provides simple instructions on how to help the victim.
Date: July 29, 2019
Source: Business Wire