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  • ECONOMIC VALUE: The iPad improves internal efficiency, resulting in greater sales productivity, overall cost savings, and reduction in waste. Example: a current Medtronic application gives sales representatives one-touch access to marketing literature and journal articles that would typically require 10 pounds of paper to print.

    Economic Value
  • CLINICAL OUTCOMES: In the future, using the iPad to translate human body-generated information into usable information, we can help patients better manage their health.

    Clinical Outcomes
  • SOCIETAL IMPACT: By using the iPad to quickly explain our innovative technologies, doctors gain greater understanding, which can lead to more patients getting the therapies they need.

    Societal Impact

Innovation At Your Fingertips

The iPad as Healthcare Tool

A revolutionary device, the Apple iPad® has vast potential for enhancing healthcare. Today, we're using the iPad for internal apps, sales productivity tools, and automated processes that drive efficiency, as well as a multimedia tool for educating doctors. Tomorrow, we see it as a way to help patients better manage chronic disease.

For Doctors.
For Hospitals.
For Business.
For 120 Countries.

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As the new standard for displaying and sharing information in an engaging, relevant way, the iPad makes the perfect global sales tool for our representatives. It brings our latest medical innovations to life and delivers them in an exciting new interface, answering questions for doctors in a captivating way.

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We're also immersed in the next step: developing iPad applications that can translate measurable information about the human body – heart rates, blood glucose levels, brain wave activity – and translate it into useful data that enables patients, caregivers, and physicians to better manage health.

Benefit Summary

Medtronic has embraced the iPad as an innovative way to increase productivity, improve internal efficiency, and communicate with physicians.

  • ECONOMIC VALUE: The iPad improves internal efficiency, resulting in greater sales productivity, overall cost savings, and reduction in waste. Example: a current Medtronic application gives sales representatives one-touch access to marketing literature and journal articles that would typically require 10 pounds of paper to print.
  • CLINICAL OUTCOMES: In the future, using the iPad to translate human body-generated information into usable information, we can help patients better manage their health.
  • SOCIETAL IMPACT: By using the iPad to quickly explain our innovative technologies, doctors gain greater understanding, which can lead to more patients getting the therapies they need.