Innovative technology is giving heart patients hope

KGTVPublished: June 28, 2017
Published: June 28, 2017

Every month, about 10,000 Americans with heart failure or an arrhythmia have a device implanted to continuously monitor their heart rhythm and deliver a life-saving shock, if needed. These devices are powered by batteries that typically need to be replaced every few years and come at a price that isn’t always covered by insurance. Emily Herman and Dr. Ken Stein talk about innovative technology that is helping these patients avoid multiple replacement procedures and save costs.

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