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Chris Marshall Freedom® Portable Driver Selected as Silver Winner »

Freedom® portable driver, the world’s first wearable power supply for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, was named the 2013 Silver Winner amongst Assistive Devices in the Science/Medical category of the Edison Awards on April 25 in Chicago.

imagesCAJXQ6ZU Maris Jameson Led Development of SynCardia’s Companion 2 Driver »

Under Jameson’s leadership, the C2 was rapidly developed to be the state-of-the-art driver of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart used by SynCardia Certified Centers.

001 Resuscitating the Artificial Heart: Michael Gerber’s Heart to Heart Interview with Rodger Ford »

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3-1-2013 10-33-56 AM SynCardia’s 50cc Total Artificial Heart Receives Two HUD Designations from the FDA for Destination Therapy and Pediatric Bridge to Transplant »

SynCardia announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) designations for the new 50cc Total Artificial Heart to be used for destination therapy and pediatric bridge to transplant.

New Yorker + TAH image SynCardia’s Total Artificial Heart: “My Lifeline” says New Yorker »

The Freedom Driver and its hospital companion, The Companion Driver were developed by Rodger Ford as CEO projects under his leadership of SynCardia from 2006 to 2011

SynCardia Named 69th Forbes Names SynCardia 69th among America’s Most Promising Companies »

Forbes Names SynCardia 69th among America’s Most Promising Companies.
SynCardia was 77th in 2011 and advanced to 69th in 2012.

The Freedom Portable Driver Is The New Key To Freedom »

The Freedom Driver and its hospital companion, The Companion Driver were developed by Rodger Ford as CEO projects under his leadership of SynCardia from 2006 to 2011. The driver family replaced the cumbersome and large 400 pound driver that was the size of a commercial washing machine. Now SynCardia patients can roam the hospital with the mobile Companion and when discharged enjoy the Freedom of a normal life. The Freedom Driver is about the same size as a portable oxygen system.

20121110__BW_DN11-RANCH-01-JM+PC75GZW_300 Rodger Ford Wins Pierce College Ranch Sorting and Team Penning Fundraiser »

Dozens of cowboys and cowgirls kicked up the dirt Saturday for the second annual Ranch Sorting and Team Penning fundraiser at Pierce College’s Equestrian Center in Woodland Hills.

The two-day event, hosted by the college’s Equestrian Science program, features horsemanship skills that challenged students and professionals alike. Proceeds from the fundraiser go toward the Equestrian Center, the care of the program’s horses and student scholarships.

Garrett NO SHOCK that the EasyBoot, the Nike of the horse world, wins the 100 mile Tevis horse race over the Sierras »

It is no Shock that EasyBoot and Garrett Ford won the 2012 Tevis Cup on August 4, 2012. Ford attributed this year’s win to training hard and the help of some familiar faces at the Tevis Cup. The Fords live in Durango and Lisa and Garrett trained with Jeremy and Heather Reynolds all summer in preparation for the ride.

Left Ventricular 1 SynCardia Total Artificial Heart replaced LVADS in 7 Patients »

SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced this month that the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart has recently replaced left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) in seven patients suffering from end-stage heart failure; Two Patients Bridged to Transplant, Five Currently Waiting for a Matching Donor Heart.