HB+ is proud to partner with the National Minority Health Association to help bring about health equity and close the disparity gap in health and healthcare for underserved, marginalized, hard-to-reach, and minority communities.

For years, researchers and clinicians at University of Michigan have sent recycled, or reconditioned, pacemakers to low- and middle-income countries for compassionate use cases in 2010 through the “My Heart Your Heart” program.

Currently, the U-M team is leading an international clinical trial that is testing the impact of sending reconditioned pacemakers abroad for standard use. If successful, the trial could greatly increase access to pacemaker treatment for patients who otherwise would not receive it.

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