In this Q&A, hear from Abbott's chief economist on the future of health technology and its economic impact.
The traditional healthcare model has become more agile and connected seemingly overnight, just as technology — like Abbott’s COVID-19 rapid tests and FreeStyle Libre system — is empowering people to take ownership of their health like never before.
Our employees are passionate about many causes and embrace opportunities to make a difference. To support employee volunteerism during the COVID-19 pandemic, we created an online portal for them to find virtual volunteer opportunities more easily. We also hosted virtual volunteer activities for employees and their families, such as making inspirational cards for older adults who would benefit from friendly connections during this deeply isolating time.
Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
COVID-19 spurred collaboration and inspired us to reach new levels of innovation. We moved quickly and decisively, in partnership with the Medtronic Foundation, to lessen the impact of the pandemic on our employees, patients, and healthcare professionals, and global communities. An overview of our key actions follows, with more details about our pandemic response included throughout this report.
“Pucks for PPE” is a new initiative to provide PPE to marginalized populations in seven Canadian cities.
June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Project Northern Lights (PNL) and RESOLVE Canada are excited to announce our most recent collaboration: Pucks for PPE. Funded by the CDC Foundation and the National Hockey League (NHL), Pucks for PPE is a project that aims to deliver protective equipment and other supplies to a range of marginalized populations in each Canadian city with an NHL team.
Social Enterprise Deploys Global Team to Procure Personal Protective Equipment and Oxygen Concentrators in Race to Meet Medical Needs in India
NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VisionSpring (www.visionspring.org), the pioneering social enterprise, has secured an initial $1.5 million in emergency response commitments for the COVID-19 crisis in India and will deliver more than 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other COVID-19 care and safety supplies to frontline health workers.