Basic explanation of emergency defibrillation and it’s importance iin community settings Click Here for Details
Legal concerns in owning and maintaining an AED at a workplace of community settingClick Here for Details
Program management concerns when a company or community group owns an AEDClick Here for Details
A brief discussion of AED types and features intended to provide guidance in purchasingClick Here for Details
Some examples of the cost associated with an AED programClick Here for Details
A comparison of leasing vs. buying AED’s for a workplace or community groupClick Here for Details
An innovative short term lease program for seasonal businesses such as summer camps and ski resortsClick Here for Details
Once you’ve decided that an AED program is right for your location, you might wonder about whether it is better to lease or buy your AED. Both approached have their own merits, and you might consider the specifics of your location before making a decision. For many businesses, leasing is part of their financial model. They lease office furniture, copiers, vehicles, etc. Others don’t engage in that at all, preferring to own all of their own property. In general, here are some specificsabout each approach.
Purchasing an AED means you own it and any liabilities that go along with it. You would for example be responsible for:
Leasing an AED comes with a certain amount of program management included. We take a certain amount of the responsibility off the location by providing the following services:
This is very different decision from group to group. If you have a strong coordinator who enjoys the project, has good attention to detail, and long term cost is a consideration, you might consider purchasing. Absent that, you might be better off with a lease. Sometimes an AED program is set up by an enthusiastic individual at a company. When that employee leaves the company or changes jobs, the AED program does not get reassigned and goes dormant. If the AED is needed, it could be without charged batteries, with expired electrodes, and in the hands of an untrained user. That is the type of scenario that nobody wants.
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