Posts Tagged ‘SynCardia’

Heart of ‘bionic man’ came from Tucson »

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs. But it has a beating heart — the Total Artificial Heart, made by Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc.

The SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Saved My Life »

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Provides Bridge to Transplant for 25-Year-Old Southern California Man Whose Father Died of the Same Disease.

Companion 2 Hospital Driver Wins Silver at Medical Design Excellence Awards »

The Companion 2 (C2) Driver System is a CEO directed product championed by Rodger Ford during the time that he modernized the Total Artificial Heart.

Tucsonan Rodger Ford Writing ‘Tell-All’ for Entreprenuers »

 Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 12:00 am Entrepreneur Rodger Ford, who resuscitated artificial heart maker SynCardia and before that grew the printing firm Alphagraphics into a major force, has responded to prodding from friends and associates to write a book. Along with New York Times best-selling author Michael E. Gerber, Ford is co-authoring a book […]

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.

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.

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.

SynCardia – Organized And Ready For Prime Time »

With recent developments in technology, SynCardia is saving more lives, expanding its reach around the globe and finally making money.

SynCardia – A Heartbeat From A Leadership Role »

SynCardia is poised to change the standard of care for patients – and potentially become a powerhouse in heart care.

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