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Life Lion EMS receives Pennsylvania CARES Award

Penn State Health’s Life Lion Emergency Medical Services received the Pennsylvania CARES Award.

CARES stands for Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival. The award, given in October in observance of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, acknowledges Life Lion’s dedication to collecting out-of-hospital cardiac arrest data for quality improvement purposes.

Life Lion EMS’s dedication to collecting the data has helped strengthen the collaboration between 911 centers, first responders, EMS agencies and hospitals, with the ultimate goal to improve survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests.

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