Join us on our 6-episode journey with the Floating Doctors

Dr. Ben LaBrot’s non-profit organization sees many thousands of patients, and delivers a huge volume of medical supplies across Central America and Haiti. Despite the daunting statistics of healthcare on this scale, Floating Doctors stays true to its central ethos: focusing on each individual patient. Hand-carried ultrasound is a key technology in making this priority real. Sign up now to be notified at the release of each episode!


Video 1:

Getting the Edge on diagnosis

Dr. Ben LaBrot puts a new Edge system through it’s paces. Assessing the need for surgery early is crucial when this elderly patient is so far from any healthcare facilities.


Video 2:

Gustivino's Story

High up in the mountains above Pueblo Nuevo the young boy Gustivino struggles with an unknown heart defect, his health fast deteriorating.


Video 3:

Mind's eye view

Rigoberto’s painful inflammation is worrying. In a makeshift clinic, the young medical student Mackenzie uses the Edge ultrasound system for the first time.


Video 4:

Spreading the vision

The parteras – Panamanian midwives – learn how to identify baby and placenta on screen, and take the first steps to learning how to spot problematic births early.


Video 5:

Maria's baby

A potentially catastrophic breach birth lies ahead for Maria. With overwhelming difficulties in getting her to a hospital, Dr Jordan assesses the options.


Video 6:

Breaking the barriers

Listless and sleepy, the three week old baby is making mother anxious. At the follow up clinic it’s low weight is also concerning physicians.

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