Resort and Recreation: The Five-Star Service No Guest Can Live Without

Posted: December 5, 2013


CardioReady’s John Ehinger writes for Resort + Recreation on the topic of SCA preparedness…

The old Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared”, is wise counsel for the world beyond campfires and wilderness survival. Whether offering live entertainment, ultimate spa services, or golf, ski and other state-of-the-art recreation and fitness facilities, resort-style hospitality providers promise an experiential escape from life’s everyday stresses. Yet even paradise isn’t immune to a health crisis, and it is important for all venues to be prepared.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the United States. Killing over 92 percent of its victims, SCA claimed 383,000 lives last year alone. It can strike anyone, anywhere, without warning. Whether a resort caters to young adults, families or the elderly, they are at risk— making SCA one of the most important health issues for property owners to address. Fortunately, the simple step of establishing an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program can help any resort in combatting SCA. 

Read the full article here.