Name the Reindeer Contest

by EMP Editor on December 9, 2015

In the spirit of the holiday season, we once again have a large stuffed animal sitting in our lobby, and this cuddly guy is awaiting a name (see his pic below).  This year we have a giant four foot reindeer, outfitted with a red ribbon and Santa hat.  Oh, by the way, his ribbon says, “Santa shops at www.buyemp.com!”  Where else, of course?!  Our big, stuffed Mr. Reindeer is definitely a charming fellow.

We would like to give the reindeer a name, and are asking for creative input from our customers.  The only catch is that you can’t call him Rudolph – that would be too easy a pick!  Please enter our Name the Reindeer Contest by emailing your suggestion to marketingpromo@buyemp.com.  We’ll collect all the entries and have our employees vote for the best and most creative name.

On December 17th we’ll announce the winner on our blog.  We’ll also ship the newly named reindeer the same day, so our winner will have him arriving on their doorstep just in time for the holiday season.

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There is still time to take advantage of our gift ideas in the Holiday Gift Shoppe, so please take a moment to look for those last minute gifts for friends and family.  From holiday cards, to personal items, to EMS bears, we have you covered.

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Great New Products at EMP

by EMP Editor on September 22, 2015

Have you checked out all the new products Emergency Medical Products (EMP) is now carrying? If not, hop to it! You don’t want to miss all these great new additions. Here are just a few:

NIO™ Intraosseous Device

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IntuBrite™ Video Laryngoscope

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O-Two e700 Transport Ventilator

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Microdot® Xtra Blood Glucose Meter Kit

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Visit www.BuyEMP.com to learn more about these great new items or call us at 800.558.6270 and one of our inside sales reps will be happy to speak with you.

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Check Out EMP’s Homepage Update

by EMP Editor on August 12, 2015

Emergency Medical Products (EMP) is pleased to announce the release of our homepage update, providing added features and benefits for our online users.  Some of the highlights in this latest update include:

  • A new top navigation bar, now highlighting our Clearance section as well as an introduction to our growing line of products for Surgery Centers and other alternate care facilities.  By the way, if you are looking for a product and you can’t find it on our website, give us a call.  We would be happy to assist you.

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  • Online Loyalty Members, when logged in to your account, you’ll now see the number of eligible points from a dropdown menu next to the cart icon at the top of our webpage.  Click on points, and you’ll be taken to your loyalty summary page where you’ll see pending points, approved points, and when your points expire (hurry up, use those points!).

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  • Improved visibility on our homepage to the promotions we have running on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.  Check out our Deal of the Day – it changes almost daily and provides great savings!

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  • Improved visibility to sign up for our emails which provide money saving promotional discounts as well as announcements of NEW products.

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  • Improved maneuverability with our website when using a tablet or smartphone device.  We’ve made it easier to navigate, and you can still see the same great features that you’ll find on the desktop version of our website.

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These are just a few of the recent enhancements that we have rolled out to keep your shopping experience with EMP efficient, easy to maneuver, and fast.  Look for more enhancements over the coming months.

Sincerely,
The EMP Team

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CPR & AED Awareness Week Is June 1-7, 2015

by EMP Editor on June 3, 2015

We’re in the midst of CPR & AED Awareness Week!  What have you done to raise awareness in your community?

Cardiac arrest strikes immediately and without warning.  It’s never too late to go over some basics, so let’s review the warning signs and emergency treatment of cardiac arrest.

Here are the signs:

Sudden loss of responsiveness

  • No response to tapping on shoulders
  • Does nothing when you ask if he’s OK

If these signs of cardiac arrest are present:

Yell for help

  • Tell someone to call 9-1-1 and get an AED (if one is available)
  • If you are alone with an adult who has these signs of cardiac arrest, call 9-1-1 and get an AED (if one is available)

Check breathing

  • If the person isn’t breathing or is only gasping, give CPR

Push hard and push fast

  • Use an AED as soon as it arrives by turning it on and following the prompt

Keep pushing

  • Until the person starts to breathe or move or someone with more advanced training takes over

EMP carries a huge selection of AEDs, including recertified AEDs, CPR pocket masks, and the NEW CPR RsQ Assist®, as well as assorted CPR manikins for your teaching and training needs.

Source: American Heart Association

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Emergency Medical Products (EMP) recently added the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmers to its growing line of medical supplies and equipment.  The Thermal Angel was designed to require minimal training and can be used in a variety of environments including EMS, Flight Service, and Hospitals.  Some of the features and benefits of the Thermal Angel include:

  • Quick setup – within 30 seconds
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Disposable (single patient use) with no cleaning required
  • Standard luer settings that will accept all standard IV line sets
  • Meets American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Standards

The Thermal Angel begins warming within seconds and can help proactively prevent hypothermia in the field before evacuation.  EMP is currently carrying the standard and ultra emergency packs, in addition to a disposable emergency pack reload kit.

Contact EMP today to learn more about the Thermal Angel, an innovative technology that is leading the way with significant advantages over other types of blood warming products.

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