Helping in Houston

HELPING IN HOUSTON: Employees Step Up Following Historic Hurricane

After Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas, Medtronic employees took action – including one man who put work on hold and rescued flood victims trapped in their homes.

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Cynthia Clague holds a nitinol cage

MEDTRONIC TRIES TO UNLOCK NEW SECRETS OF A REMARKABLE MATERIAL

Nitinol is 10 times more flexible than ordinary metal and a key ingredient in new, innovative devices.

September 18, 2017

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Paik Saber

GET TO KNOW: PAIK SABER, MEDTRONIC VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF IP COUNSEL

Maximizing the impact of a global innovation ecosystem.

September 18, 2017

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Recareering for veterans

HELPING VETERANS FIND CAREERS AFTER MILITARY SERVICE 

“Re-career” event is designed to help veterans translate military skills into the corporate world.

September 7, 2017

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Earl Bakken

LATIN TELEMEDICINE EXPANDS, IMPACTING MORE PATIENTS

More clinics and hospitals are using telemedicine to connect patients to care when every second counts.

August 21, 2017

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hospital advisory board

A SEAT AT THE TABLE

Medtronic forms first-of-its-kind Hospital IT Advisory Board – a chance for tech leaders to partner and plan for the future.

August 8, 2017

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Earl Bakken

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA RENAMES TWO HEALTH CENTERS IN HONOR OF MEDTRONIC CO-FOUNDER EARL BAKKEN

Earl is a U of M alum; honor recognizes his “legacy of innovation and healing.”

July 17, 2017

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Ron Hargrave

REPLACING AORTIC HEART VALVES WITHOUT OPEN-HEART SURGERY

FDA expands approved use of revolutionary technology.

July 10, 2017

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AJ Jones

FITNESS PRO SHARES JOURNEY WITH ADVANCED HEART FAILURE

In seemingly perfect shape on the surface, 26-year-old Andrew “AJ” Jones went from being a fitness model to fighting for his life. 

July 15, 2017

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MiniMed 670G math team

MINIMED™ 670G: THE MATH GUYS WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE

Inside the MiniMed™ 670G system lies a math equation that took nearly a decade for Medtronic scientists to put together.

July 6, 2017

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NASA rocket launch

WORLD’S SMALLEST PACEMAKER PASSES SPACE TEST

Micra™ TPS remains functioning after bumpy rocket ride into space.

June 30, 2017

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MiniMed 670G

NEW AGREEMENT WITH AETNA REFLECTS SHIFT TOWARDS VALUE-BASED CARE 

Medtronic and Aetna – one of the biggest health insurance companies in the U.S. – sign an outcomes-based agreement for patients living with diabetes.  

June 27, 2017

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Bronwyn Medtronic

MEDTRONIC LEADER AMONG IRELAND'S 25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN

Medtronic Vice President Bronwyn Brophy has been named to the list for the third year in a row.

June 23, 2017

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Bakken Invitation in Hawaii

MEDTRONIC FOUNDATION TO HONOR PATIENTS WHO 'LIVE ON, GIVE ON, DREAM ON'

Nominations are now open to recognize outstanding volunteers who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology.

June 20, 2017

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a Medtronic ICD

STUDY FINDS MANY ATHLETES WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS CAN PLAY SPORTS

New research suggests competitive and strenuous sports can be safe for many athletes with ICDs.

June 15, 2017

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Tia Geri

MEDTRONIC LAUNCHES MINIMED 670G IN THE UNITED STATES

Breakthrough in diabetes management took strong partnerships and willing trial participants.

June 7, 2017

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Tom Schumacher

TOM SCHUMACHER OF MEDTRONIC RECEIVES ETHICS AWARD

Honor recognizes outstanding leadership in advancement of ethics and ethical behavior.

June 2, 2017

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