Heartbeat (1988–1989)

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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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 Dr. Joanne Halloran / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Eve Calvert / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
Darrell Larson ...
 Dr. Paul Jared (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Leo Rosetti (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Marilyn McGrath N.P. (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Cory Banks (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Nathan Solt (12 episodes, 1989)
Julie Ronnie ...
 Alice Swanson R.N. (12 episodes, 1989)
Debra Jane Mitchell ...
 Nurse Deborah (8 episodes, 1988-1989)
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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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Doctors who give a damn.

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This show is considered to be the first US series to feature a lesbian as one of the main characters - nurse practitioner and one of the three hospital's founding partners Marilyn McGrath. See more »

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A show about the things that patients don't know about their doctors
16 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Heartbeat was a short lived drama about the drama behind the scenes at a Women's Health clinic headed up by Kate Mulgrew. Story lines included her relationship with fellow doctor on staff, Leo as well as the lives of the other physicians as taking place within the clinic. Kudos to Laura Johnson for her role as a no-nonsense female physician. One of her most memorable quotes: "Take a picture, it'll last longer" directed at a crew of lazy construction workers taking a timeout for a catcall. At it's core, Heartbeat was a reminder of the miracle of life, as almost every episode played out scenes of the miracles of giving birth and bringing new life into the world.


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