Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Shocking Truth of AED Battery Failure and Need for Conscientious AED Managers

AED in Airport

At the age of 55, Ralph Polanec, was taken from this world when he suffered from sudden cardiac arrest. As Ralph laid helplessly on the gym floor in Washington, D.C., fellow gym members came to his rescue (so they thought), only to realize that the automated external defibrillator (AED) would not turn on. The staff of the gym soon recognized that the AED’s batteries were removed when they lost their charge and were never replaced. Polanec lost his life too soon and it could have easily been avoided. Continue reading

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DXE Medical, Inc. Federal Government Division

DXE Medical, Inc. Federal Government Division

Are you a Contracting Officer with a VA Medical Center, a Federal Agency, or the Military? If so, DXE Medical would like the opportunity to serve and support you with any of your medical equipment needs. DXE Medical, Inc. offers a range of products that are Trade Agreement Act-Compliant and FSS Contracted. DXE Medical has been a Federal Supply Schedule Holder (V797P-4005B) since 2007 and continues to provide the Federal Government with optimal pricing and the personal customer service that our Federal Government customers deserve. Our depth of experience in the Federal healthcare marketplace gives us the ability to understand contracting and FAR requirements and perform in a manner that aligns with the best interests of manufacturers we represent, and of the agencies we sell to. Continue reading

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