Published: June 8, 2021


THE MAURY REGIONAL HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION RECENTLY FUNDED EQUIPMENT FOR COLUMBIA FIRE AND RESCUE STATION NUMBER 3 TO ALLOW FIRST RESPONDERS TO PROVIDE ON SCENE CARDIAC MONITORING FOR PATIENTS EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. THE ZOLL X SERIES MONITOR IS NOW IN SERVICE AT STATION 3 AND IS THE SAME EQUIPMENT USED BY MAURY REGIONAL EMS. THE DEVICE FEATURES 12 LEAD TECHNOLOGY THAT ENABLES FIRST RESPONDERS TO ASSES THE PATIENTS'S HEART FUNCTION, TRANSMIT INFORMATION AHEAD OF A PATIENT'S ARRIVAL TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM AND MOBILIZE A CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY IF NECESSARY. THE FOUNDATION PROVIDE 35,000 TO PURCHASE THE CARDIAC MONITOR FOR STATION 3 AND IN 2018 PROVIDED THE SAMES FUNDS TO PURCHASE A MONITOR FOR STATION NUMBER 1.