Earl Bakken

Forever Inspiring

We honor the legacy of our co-founder, Earl Bakken, who passed away in Hawaii.
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FEATURED STORIES


Mary Hedley-Brown

A NEW HOPE FOR PATIENTS AT RISK OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

BarxxTM RF Ablation is a minimally invasive therapy for Barrett's Esophagus. Mary explains how the treatment has given her hope.


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Skip Parks

A NON-OPIOID TREAMENT FOR CHRONIC PAIN

Medtronic spinal cord stimulation can be an effective non-opioid treatment for chronic intractable pain.

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Rob Howe

LIVING MORE LIFE WITH THE MINIMED 670G – THE WORLD'S FIRST SELF-ADJUSTING INSULIN PUMP FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

US patient  Rob Howe explains how self-adjusting insulin pump now licenced in Canada has changed his life

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50 Years in Canada

50 YEARS OF COLLABORATION IN CANADA

Medtronic opened its first subsidiary outside the U.S. in Vancouver, 1968.  Learn how we are working to help make healthcare more sustainable for the next 50 years.

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Thomson-Reuters

MEDTRONIC JUMPS TO #3 ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TOP 100 LIST

The 2018 Ranking by Thomson Reuters reflects commitment by employees at all levels of the organization.

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Capnography

CAPNOGRAPHY MOVES BEYOND THE O.R.

The value of capnography in patient monitoring is increasingly being recognized in ambulatory settings.

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Nitinol

THE "SUPER ELASTIC” MATERIAL THAT REVOLUTIOINIZED CARDIAC PROCEDURES

Physicians can now replace heart valves without invasive open-heart surgery. Read about the material that’s making it possible

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Code Blue

SURVIVING CODE BLUE, A Patient Story

Code Blue is a critical emergency situation:  watch code blue survivor Matt Whitman share his emotional story, and learn why he is advocating for capnography.

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