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Henry Schein Medical and North American Rescue to Exhibit at EMS World Expo


Companies to Display a Wide Range of Solutions That Help First Responders Continue Serving Their Communities; North American Rescue to Unveil Its Enhanced ARS® Decompression Needle

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 15, 2023 – Henry Schein Medical, the U.S. medical business of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), and North American Recue, a Henry Schein Medical business, today announced their presence at the EMS World Expo. From September 18 through September 22 in New Orleans, the Henry Schein Medical EMS booth (#1439) will feature a display of the Company’s EMS products and solutions, which serve both EMS agencies and community paramedicine. The Henry Schein Medical EMS team will be available to speak about the Company’s mobile integrated health care and lab capabilities, including point-of-care testing. Additionally during the Meeting, North American Rescue, will introduce its new Enhanced ARS® (Air Release System) Decompression needle at booth #1429.

Trusted Advisors
During the Conference, members of the Henry Schein Medical EMS team, along with representatives from Ansell, Butterfly, ByoPlanet, First Res, GE HealthCare, Irrimax Corporation, Laerdal, MADA Medical Products, Inc., Masimo, Siemens, Statpacks, VendNovation, Vomex, and 3M, will be available to answer questions and suggest customized solutions. Visitors can learn about Henry Schein Medical EMS’ point-of-care testing options, helping EMS professionals retrieve the timely results needed for effective decision-making while in the field.

Product Demonstrations
Various product demonstrations will be available during the Meeting, including the Butterfly portable ultrasound, ByoPlanet Jet H2 Ultra™ portable disinfecting spraying device, GE HealthCare Vscan Air™ ultrasound, Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeter®, Monitor by Laerdal, an integrated defibrillation, patient monitoring, and ventilator management training tool, First Res Patient Assist Lift Strap, Siemens epoc® Blood Analysis System, and VendNovation, an inventory control vending solution.

Featured Products
The Henry Schein Medical EMS booth will also feature products such as Ansell’s Microflex® exam gloves and Ringers® extrication gloves, Irrimax Corporation’s Irrisept® Antimicrobial Wound Lavage, First Res Jack Strap for Rapid Intervention, First Res Patient Assist Lift Strap, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions’ N95 respirators, MADA Medical Products, Inc.’s oxygen regulators, Statpacks’ G3 and G4 trauma bag offerings, Vomex Emesis bags, and the 3M™ Littmann® CORE Digital Stethoscope.
“In a world where the contributions of first responders are increasingly vital, Henry Schein Medical EMS looks forward to continue standing by and supporting our everyday heroes,” said Dan O’Connell, General Manager of Henry Schein Medical EMS. “The EMS World Expo is a great opportunity to connect with EMS professionals, while highlighting how we help equip first responders with the latest resources, products, and solutions needed to operate with the highest efficiencies.”

Enhanced ARS® (Air Release System) Decompression Needle to be Unveiled
North American Rescue will be launching its Enhanced ARS™ (Air Release System) Decompression needle, which incorporates new features that are designed to help improve the safety, efficacy, and speed of needle chest decompression for the treatment of tension pneumothorax. Building on the success of the ARS® needles, the Enhanced ARS® boasts a sharpened needle tip for scalpel-like insertion, three fenestrations in the catheter for faster air pressure release, and, to help prevent the incident of occlusion, centimeter markings to help enable precise insertion depth control.

Additionally, North American Rescue will showcase its line of ballistic personal protective equipment (PPE) designed with the range of motion and maximum coverage needed by professional medical responders. Other display items will include the TCCC MAN® trauma simulator, the Quantum® IV Fluid and Blood Warming System, the C-A-T® , and other solutions for first responders.

“At North American Rescue, we are committed to providing quality products that help empower our customers to continue saving lives and making a positive difference within their communities,” said Andy Goldy, Chief Operating Officer for North American Rescue. “We are excited to showcase the Enhanced ARS® (Air Release System) Decompression needle at this year’s EMS World Expo, which reinforces our team’s forward-thinking culture and dedication to staying ahead of the curve by continuing to develop innovative technologies.”

North American Rescue provides casualty care solutions to uniformed soldiers, first responders, health care professionals, and security forces both domestically and abroad in foreign combat zones. Henry Schein acquired North American Rescue in 2019. For more information about North American Rescue, please email or call 888-689-6277.

For more than 35 years, Henry Schein Medical EMS has served first responders throughout the nation. To learn more about Henry Schein Medical EMS, please click here. To speak with a Henry Schein Medical EMS representative, please email or call 1-800-845-3550

About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 23,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that help improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.

Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 300,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock.

A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 33 countries and territories. The Company's sales reached $12.6 billion in 2022, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 12.1 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.

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About North American Rescue, LLC.
North American Rescue (NAR), based in Greer, South Carolina, has proudly enjoyed the honor of serving their country, community, and customers for over two decades. NAR is leading the way in decreasing preventable deaths by providing innovative casualty care solutions to our uniformed soldiers, first responders, health care professionals, and security forces both at home, and abroad in foreign combat zones. For more information on North American Rescue and products visit or call (864) 675-9800.

Lauren DelGuidice
Corporate Media Relations Specialist