Reading Hospital and The Friends of Reading Hospital are pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Physio Control, Inc. that will allow anyone in Berks County the opportunity to purchase a LIFEPAK CR 2 AED at a discounted rate of approximately 40 percent. This is the new model AED, and is different to those distributed to police departments, first responders, and high schools throughout the County.
LIFEPACK CR 2 AED
The LIFEPAK CR 2 AED can be purchased either as a mobile unit or a wall-mounted unit. The mobile unit includes an AED with strap, ambu-kit, and spare pads at a discounted cost of $1,694.60. The wall-mounted unit includes an AED with a handle, ambu-kit, spare pads, wall-mounted cabinet, and signage at a discounted cost of $1,933.65.
It is important to maintain the AED, checking the battery monthly, and changing the battery/pads as needed. The Friends share their discount on accessories as well. NOTE: In the event that the AED is used in a cardiac emergency, the pads (and battery if indicated) will be replaced at no cost to the owner.
To purchase your AED, please fill out this AED purchase contract form [PDF] and fax, or scan and email, the form to Physio Control, Inc. using the contact information provided on the form.
Purchasing Information for Non-Profit Organizations
The Friends of Reading Hospital will share the cost of the AED with approved non-profit organizations. Regularly priced at $2,809, The Friends are able to obtain the AED with handle, ambu-kit and spare pads at a discounted rate of $1,694.60. Split in half, it is a cost of $847.30 for approved non-profits. In addition, The Friends provide a wall-mounted cabinet and signage.
The Friends are willing to spend up to $5,000 per year on this program.
Your non-profit is responsible for maintaining the AED, checking the battery monthly, and changing the battery/pads as needed. The Friends share their discount on accessories as well. NOTE: In the event that the AED is used in a cardiac emergency, the pads (and battery if indicated) will be replaced at no cost to the owner.
Download an AED Request Form for Non-Profit Organizations [PDF].
Additional AED Supplies
To order additional supplies for your AED, visit Physio Control. To replace a battery or accessories, due to expiration, contact customer support at Physio Control at 800-442-1142. Indicate you have contract pricing under contract 02967902.