CREATING THE FUTURE OF HEART ASSIST SYSTEMS
Providing adaptive assistance to all VADs
The advanced control system pairs with dynamic sensors that will allow the device to adapt to the patient’s heart, requiring minimal user input - a vital feature for patients in the 1-5-year old range. By using advanced control algorithms and virtual and real sensors, we can calculate the exact amount of assistance the heart needs beat-by-beat. This will allow for the development of treatment plans that can exercise and rest the heart to help it heal. This feature provides doctors another tool that will be very valuable when working to help young hearts recover from correctional surgeries.
SYMVITAE HEART ASSIST SYSTEM
The Future of Heart Assist Technology
The Symvitae Research Project is creating a better heart assist treatment. By utilizing minimally invasive surgery, wireless charging, adaptive controllers, and a pulsing pump that works with your natural heart. Allowing patients to retake their freedom and go from just staying alive to thriving alive.
SYMVITAE MINI PEDIATRIC SYSTEM
A Happier, Healthier Future
Unlike our competitors, we do not require an open-heart surgery for implantation or bypass the natural heart with a large external pump. The SymVitae System is uniquely scalable, allowing us to help assist even the smallest of hearts.
NEXT GENERATION LVAD
Pulse Wave Electromagnetic Drive System
Here at Hurd Health Group, we are inspired by nature and take pride in providing solutions that work "together with life." Our patent pending Pulse Wave Electromagnetic Drive System pumps with your natural heart, eliminating the pains caused by a current turbine or external pneumatic based systems.
HURD HEALTH GROUP
Together with Life
We are removing the fear and pain that comes from heart attacks and heart failure by giving people a second chance at a life, with a treatment and support they deserve. Our devices will allow patients to retake their freedom and go from just surviving to thriving.
Dillon Hurd's impressive run promoting his heart assist device
April 27, 2018
Hurd Health Group received a special mention from the College of Engineering at ISU for our progress on SymVitae, the worlds first electromagnetic VAD.
Winner of John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition!
April 20, 2018
Iowa State JPEC + the winners from the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition!
Congratulations to Hurd Health Group (Dillon Hurd & Ethan Marti) receiving one of the top three $5,000 prizes!
HURD HEALTH GROUP IS HEADED TO TEXAS!
March 6, 2018
Ethan Marti will be competing at this year's Values and Ventures competition at TCU.
This three-day event will consist of a business plan, full pitch, and elevator pitch competitions. The grand prize is $25,000 with a $100,000 in-kind award.
WINS IOWA STATE BUSINESS SCHOOL PITCH OFF
March 5, 2018
"The winner of the Ivy College of Business Pitch Competition was Ethan Marti, senior in entrepreneurship and co-founder and CFO for Hurd Health Group.
Marti’s pitch was for a ventricle-assist device, called SymVitae, which aims to help those suffering from heart disease. He, along with others, would like to use their technology to reach the 8,000 people every year on the heart transplant list."
At 21, my girlfriend, now wife was diagnosed with a heart defect. As an engineering student, I started researching potential treatment plans. My interest eventually inspired me to design a medical device for people suffering from unhealthy hearts.
I’ve spent over three years working on a completely wireless ventricular assist device that will allow patients to spend less time in hospitals and live more normal lives. I have also designed the device to be affordable, in comparison with all other treatment options available.
In the process, the Project has been awarded a support grant from the State of Iowa, through which the Project is applying for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation grants last year. The project is currently in the Startup Factory accelerator and the NSF I-Core accelorator.
As a bio-medical engineer, my dream and my objective are to build medical devices that will save not only the lives of my loved ones, but those of yours, too.