Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women. In fact, one person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease. And this is now compounded by COVID due to the harmful effects the virus has on the heart and vascular system.

Dr. Aaron Doonan, with HCA Midwest Health, discusses why these numbers are growing and how new advanced technology is increasing the chances of survival, especially with patients who have been hospitalized with COVID.