This series will introduce us to the people behind the mind-blowing medical inventions that are looking toward the future of healthcare and helping people live fuller lives. And it will tease out the creativity, imagination and futuristic thinking that's required to dream up these life-changing technologies in the first place, looking through a creative and magical lens at the inception of breakthrough medical innovations. It starts with the forward-thinking ones among us who know that asking "What if?" is the best means to getting to "What's next?"
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Innovation in a Heartbeat
The human heart is getting an ultra-modern, hi-tech assist to perform its work. Join Dr. Jack Kreindler (physician and health tech entrepreneur), Dr. Andreas Fleischili (Abbott) and host Mike Rugnetta as they discuss the ever-thinning line between man and machine and the desire to increase not only the length of life but the quality of those added years. They discuss the evolution in medical care from products that are ingested, such as pharmaceuticals, to those implanted, such as heart pumps. Modern technology is building on the success of tools like life-saving pacemakers to develop significantly advanced heart health products such as sophisticated heart pumps that allow for frictionless transfer of blood, reducing cell damage. Learn about the progress being made in cardiac innovations and the process by which remarkable ideas become medical realities.