Education regarding life-saving measures like CPR is invaluable, but all the knowledge in the world can’t help someone suffering from sudden cardiac arrest unless an onlooker also has access to the right tools. On Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®, CardioThrive CEO Shelley Savage and the company’s COO Michael Raymond discuss how their ultra-portable defibrillators make it easier to save lives in the face of a potentially devastating cardiac event.

CardioThrive is an automated external defibrillator that’s small enough to tuck in a pocket, purse or bag. The defibrillator is extremely user friendly, with instructions printed right on the device, and the compact size means it’s possible to take it along on hiking trips, bike rides and outdoor adventures as well as to the ballpark, on the subway or wherever else life-saving measures may be needed. When the distance between life and death is less than four minutes, having a defibrillator on hand could lead to a more positive outcome.