Jane McAndrew visiting with nurse Tracie Heckman at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Helping Patients - and Hospitals Breathe Easier

Early results are promising for new enhanced respiratory monitoring care pathway.
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Virtual Anatomy Table

Layers of Learning 

Virtual anatomy table offers new view of implantable devices.

July 1, 2019

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Medtronic precision machining

Ideas into Reality: How Precision Machining Impacts Innovation 

Medtronic teams create tiny components that could be part of the next med tech breakthrough. 

June 1, 2019

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Medtronic FY19 Earnings

Medtronic Announces Fourth Quarter 2019 Financial Results

View an infographic summary of the company’s fourth quarter earnings report.

May 23, 2019

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Corporate Citizenship Work Ranked Among Nation's Best

Company makes Corporate Responsibility Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for third consecutive year, secures #1 spot for employee relations.

May 15, 2019

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Diversity Inc Puts Medtronic on the "Top 50" List for 2019

Recognized for the seventh year, Medtronic remains steadfast in commitment to inclusion and diversity. 

May 9, 2019

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Omar Ishrak

Medtronic CEO Reinforces Commitment to Sustainability

Omar Ishrak participates in Business Roundtable #EmbracingSustainability campaign, challenging America's top CEOs to share how they are advancing sustainability.

April 18, 2019

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Carol Surface

DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Medtronic works to better support women pursuing leadership roles.

April 15, 2019

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Gloria Mihalenko being examined by Dr. Elizabeth Genovese

New Medtronic Partnership Aims To Help Patients, Lower Costs 

Value-based agreement with the Medical University of South Carolina is our latest health care collaboration.

March 15, 2019

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Dr. Sylvia Bartley, Sr. Director of Medtronic Philanthropy

Medtronic Proudly Sponsors International Women's Day 

This year’s theme, #BalanceforBetter, focuses on promoting gender balance in the workplace, politics, media, and beyond.

March 6, 2019

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Women in I.T. Providing Diversity, Looking to the Future

Dawn Bardot and others across the company’s information technology group are helping transform the future of healthcare.

February 20, 2019

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operating room at the Medical University of South Carolina

Medtronic and Medical University of South Carolina Team Up to Improve Outcomes for Patients

Five-year value-based health care partnership will focus on acute conditions, chronic diseases and education.

February 14, 2019 

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Extended Reality experiments at Medtronic

Extended Reality Meets Medtech 

Harnessing the power of the latest technology could revolutionize the future of healthcare.

February 14, 2019 

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February is American Heart Month

Know the risks and how you can live a heart healthy lifestyle.

February 1, 2019 

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ELEVATING THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS

MEDTRONIC FOUNDATION: ELEVATING THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS

Support for community health workers brings access, hope to underserved patients

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Woman in red blazer sitting in audience at the Medtronic holiday program.

Mission Driven, Always

As the calendar year comes to a close, employees around the globe gather to celebrate — and hear from — the patients they serve. 

December 20, 2018 

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Medtronic Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Forbes and JUST Capital announce top 100 companies for 2018.

December 10, 2018 

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Medtronic employee Monica Casillas holding her son, Gabriel

Medtronic Introduces New Family Leave Policy

Employees are taking advantage of six additional weeks of paid time off to deal with family care needs.

November 28, 2018 

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With help from Medtronic, Kootenai Health found ways to screen more patients and catch lung cancer earlier.

Doing More for Lung Cancer Patients

A Medtronic Global Lung Health Summit inspires a  bold new plan for treatment of lung cancer at one Idaho hospital.

November 12, 2018 

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Earl Bakken sitting outside wearing Hawaiian shirt and shell beads.

Forever Inspiring

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

October 21, 2018 

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An Everyday Inspiration

Medtronic Global Champion Irma Grundling pursues her passion to run, despite Parkinson's Disease.

September 27, 2018 

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Suffering a cardiac arrest at age 19, Hanson now lives with an ICD

From Cardiac Arrest to Coach, Minnesota Runner among 2018 Medtronic Global Champions

When Brent Hanson collapsed following a cardiac arrest, he never thought he’d get back up — and run. This fall, he’ll compete as a Medtronic Global Champion during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

September 19, 2018 

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Ishrak has been chairman and CEO since 2011.

OMAR ISHRAK JOINS CATALYST CEO CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE INITIATIVE

Medtronic Chairman and CEO pledges to accelerate change and gender equality in the workplace.

September 17, 2018 

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Skip Parks holding his guitar.

A NON-OPIOID OPTION FOR CHRONIC PAIN

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

September 13, 2018 

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Lieutenant Colonel Steve Thielen

The Right Fit

Medtronic works to match military veterans, like Steve Thielen, with roles at the company.

September 13, 2018 

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Medtronic jumps to #3 on Thomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion top 100 list.

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.

September 6, 2018 

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Kaylee Anderson hooked up to the Medtronic tracheostomy tube and ventilator that saved her life.

GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES

How medical devices and the letters B.O.K. changed the lives of the Anderson family.

August 20, 2018 

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Medtronic MiniMed 670G insulin pump attached to belt

BIG STRIDES TOWARDS BETTER OUTCOMES

The latest in diabetes technology is having positive impact on patients and payers

August 13, 2018 

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A machine used to manufacture high-quality batteries for Medtronic devices.

POWERING UP: MEDTRONIC FOCUSES ON BATTERY QUALITY AND SAFETY

Unique battery facility sets high standards that are being shared in the industry.

July 17, 2018 

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Medtronic and the Red Cross of Mexico

Collaboration provides timely, advanced care to critically ill patients in Tijuana.

June 15, 2018 

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With demand high and production struggling to keep up, Diabetes turned to other manufacturing groups for support.

Manufacturing Teamwork Leads to Patient Benefit

Business groups team up on production to meet demand for diabetes technology.

May 29, 2018 

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Margraten

Minnesota Faces of Margraten: "The Biggest Gift"

Medtronic employees and retirees in the Netherlands and the United States team up on a unique project to honor American war heroes.

May 21, 2018 

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AI Meets Healthcare

When AI Meets Healthcare

Medtronic leaders — past and present — discuss the role of artificial intelligence in the future of value-based, patient-centered care.

May 11, 2018

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Corporate Citizenship

MEDTRONIC RECEIVES HONOR FOR CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognizes Medtronic on 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

May 8, 2018

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Amanda Miranda

DIVERSITYINC PUTS MEDTRONIC ON “TOP 50” LIST FOR 2018

Recognized for the third year in a row, Medtronic remains steadfast in commitment to inclusion and diversity.

May 2, 2018

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Puerto Rico Volunteers

WITH WORK ON HOLD EMPLOYEES SERVE IN PUERTO RICO

Medtronic employees put a pause on their day jobs and pitch in throughout hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

April 20, 2018

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Lehigh Valley Health Network and Medtronic

A BOLD STEP IN VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE  

Groundbreaking partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network could impact 500,000 patients, improve outcomes, and save tens of millions of dollars. 

March 1, 2018

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Medtronic Lung Health

TEAMING UP TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE JOURNEY 

A partnership between Philips and Medtronic looks to streamline and optimize the management of lung nodule patients.

February 20, 2018

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Medtronic and UPS

QUALITY CULTURES CONVERGE IN NEW JERSEY DISTRIBUTION CENTER 

With a focus on quality, Medtronic and UPS Healthcare form a unique team ensuring medical devices get to patients all over the world. 

February 16, 2018

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Research at Medtronic

MEDTRONIC EXPLORES THE NEXT FRONTIER IN HEALTHCARE: REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

A new partnership aims to accelerate tissue and organ replacement.

February 9, 2018

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Research at Medtronic

MEDTRONIC NAMED ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING INNOVATORS

For the fourth straight year, Medtronic received the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award.

February 4, 2018

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FORTUNE NAMES MEDTRONIC AMONG 'MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES' IN 2018

The publication’s annual list of Most Admired Companies includes Medtronic.

January 19, 2018

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Rob Johnson Heartware Medtronic

LOOKING FORWARD TO LIFE'S SWEET MUSIC 

FDA approves HeartWare™ HVAD™ System as a ‘destination therapy’ for patients with severe heart failure.

January 10, 2018

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2017 Bakken Invitation recipients

BAKKEN INVITATION AWARD RECIPIENTS HONORED

Program celebrates 5th year and recognizes people who are “giving on” after overcoming health challenges with the help of medical technology.

January 18, 2018

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welding to repair the water line above Villalba

MEDTRONIC IN PUERTO RICO: BACK TO FULL PRODUCTION

All production at all facilities are operating at pre-hurricane levels. 

December 22, 2017

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welding to repair the water line above Villalba

TEAMWORK: MEDTRONIC HELPS VILLALBA RESTORE POWER

Thousands receive water and electricity after Medtronic assists with critical repairs.

December 1, 2017

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Medtronic helps communities recover in Puerto Rico

HELPING WHERE HELP IS NEEDED

Medtronic is working with communities in Puerto Rico to help citizens in need and speed up the island’s recovery.

November 20, 2017

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Medtronic and Mercy partnership

MEDTRONIC AND MERCY: SHARING DATA TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE

Real-world clinical data is key to creating more effective medical devices and improving patient health.

November 15, 2017

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Veterans at Medtronic

MILITARY VETERANS BRINGS UNIQUE SKILLS TO MEDTRONIC 

As the nation pauses to honor men and women who served,  Medtronic works to address veterans’ issues.

November 10, 2017

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MiniMed 670G

DIABETES THERAPY EARNS TOP HONORS FROM CLEVELAND CLINIC 

In its annual list of up-and-coming technologies, the hospital gives the Medtronic MiniMed™670G the number one spot. 

November 3, 2017

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3D printing at Medtronic

3D PRINTING: A NEW FRONTIER IN HEALTHCARE

Medtronic scientists and engineers ‘look beyond the apparent’ in pursuit of groundbreaking achievements.

October 30, 2017

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New Brunswick and Medtronic

PARTNERSHIP IMPROVES EFFICIENCY, REDUCES WAIT TIMES 

New numbers are in - improvements at New Brunswick Heart Center are already evident since the partnership began.

October 30, 2017

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Groundbreaking  Ceremony in China

NEW INNOVATION CENTER LOOKS TO ADVANCE HEALTHCARE IN CHINA 

The facility will focus on expanding expertise, providing innovative training, and improving the local healthcare industry in rural parts of the country. 

October 12, 2017

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Micra Medtronic

MICRA IMPLANTS INCREASING AT FAST RATE

More than 10,000 patients have now received the world’s smallest pacemaker.

October 6, 2017

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Medtronic Global Champions

A 'WEEKEND TO REMEMBER' FOR 2017 GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TEAM 

Medtronic welcomed its inaugural Global Champions Team to Minnesota, where they were honored and participated in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and Medtronic TC 10-Mile Race. 

October 3, 2017

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Vikings and Medtronic team up to improve fitness

PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES IN AND OUTSIDE THE COMPANY

As Medtronic receives national recognition for its focus on employee health, a partnership with the Minnesota Vikings is impacting the local community.

September 27, 2017

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Cynthia Clague holds a cage made with nitinol

MEDTRONIC TRIES TO UNLOCK NEW SECRETSOF A REMARKABLE MATERIAL

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

September 22, 2017

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New Bakken Society inductees

SIX EMPLOYEES RECEIVE COMPANY'S HIGHEST TECHNICAL HONOR 

The Bakken Society holds annual colloquium to induct new members and leads important discussions around the future of the biomedical device industry.

September 21, 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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rescue efforts 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.

September 14, 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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Latin

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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