TULSA, Okla., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and conferences and exhibitions company, announced today a collaborative partnership between the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) and Take Heart America (THA), a US-based cardiac arrest non-profit organization. Under the terms of the partnership, JEMS has been named the official North American media partner of THA. The two organizations will collaboratively co-market and support joint efforts to improve outcomes from cardiac arrest.
"JEMS is honored to be named as the official North American media partner of THA and serving as a voice in advocating their vital work. By sharing more information and awareness about cardiac arrest, we look forward to supporting THA's efforts in reversing negative outcomes and ultimately saving more lives," said Ms. MaryBeth DeWitt, Publisher of JEMS and Event Director of EMS Today Conference and Exhibition.
Take Heart America provides state-of-the art innovative care strategies to increase survival and brain function after cardiac arrest. The organization partners with communities and other nonprofits to change behaviors and implement data-driven systems of care that save more lives. Take Heart America was founded by medical professionals and civic leaders who recognized that current survival rates have been and remain unacceptably low and that neurological outcomes can be significantly improved.
"We are proud to announce this partnership with JEMS in efforts to share our comprehensive system of care that has been implemented by communities in the United States and abroad. THA unites citizens, students, community leaders, first responders, emergency medical professionals, nurses, doctors, hospitals, other nonprofits focused on cardiac arrest, and innovators in industry and science to proactively save lives and make communities safer. We look forward to furthering our ability to reach more people through JEMS while also providing our members with the excellent content that JEMS provides to its readers," said Janet Steinkamp, MA, National Executive Director, Take Heart America, Inc.
JEMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services) seeks to improve patient care in the prehospital setting and promote positive change in EMS by delivering information and education from industry leaders, change makers and emerging voices. With a rich tradition of editorial excellence and an unparalleled consortium of subject matter experts and state-of-the-science content, JEMS fulfills its commitment to EMS providers, instructors and administrators through all media channels including online and print.
About Take Heart America
Take Heart America incorporates state-of-the art innovative care into their systems-based approach to cardiac arrest. They work with a wide variety of EMS systems from villages to states to multiple hospital systems. Members include some of the most highly respected resuscitation experts in the US, some leading resuscitation device developers, and representatives from some of the leading medical device companies. Early adopters of innovations, Take Heart America collaborates and actively partner with industry and academia.
About PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: Oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater, lasers and optoelectronics, fiber-optics and cable, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, and dental. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 40 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa and several other U.S. locations, the Company has two major offices in London, England.
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