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HealthFirst Members Get 50% Life Support Training Discount

HealthFirst has partnered with the ACLS Certification Institute to offer a 50% discount to members on core medical emergency life support training.  Founded in 2010, the institute is the largest online...
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Managing an Allergic Reaction To Contrast Dye

Every week, HealthFirst representatives learn from our customers how they have managed a medical emergency using their emergency medical kit or crash cart. The most recent example—an allergic reaction—comes from a...

With Opioid Crisis Growing, Doctors Need to be Equipped with Naloxone

Naloxone quickly has become a key medication that all medical professionals should have on hand, and be ready to use in a medical emergency, says Dr. Arthur Pancioli, chair of the...

Dr. Pancioli’s Advice to Physicians: Be Ready for Medical Emergencies

Dr. Arthur Pancioli thinks often about that very ill patient in your waiting room who should instead be in an emergency room.  As chairman of the Department of Medicine at the...

How a Physician Practice Can Be Ready for a Pediatric Medical Emergency

Do you see pediatric patients, or do children often accompany adults to visits at your practice or medical office? Then you very likely will encounter a serious pediatric illness or injury...
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Imaging Centers Quick to Help Patients In Medical Emergency

Unexpected allergic reactions can happen at any time in a medical practice or facility – to patients, staff or even family members in the waiting room. Every week, HealthFirst representatives learn...
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Three Factors to Assess Your Practice’s Medical Emergency Readiness

Medical emergencies aren’t frequent at a physician’s office. But they are always possible, and studies show they are not rare. Yet there is no national standard or requirement for primary care...
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Is Your AED Ready for an Emergency?  

More than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of hospitals each year. An automated external defibrillator (AED) doubles the chances of survival for victims. In a study released in March 2018, those who got a...
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6 Tips To Choose the Best Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

As a medical doctor or staff member, your patients trust you with their lives. In the event of a cardiac arrest, CPR can only take you so far. The chance of...
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HealthFirst Expands Medications and Supplies Available For Purchase

As a licensed drug wholesaler and repackager, HealthFirst has the unique ability to replace medications in the low unit of measure quantities often needed for emergency medical kits and crash carts....
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