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Medtronic and Medtronic Foundation Partner to Address COVID-19 Surges With Focus on Equity

New Support Aims to Reach 10M People in India, Brazil, the U.S., and Other Global Regions
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DUBLIN and MINNEAPOLIS, May 13, 2021  /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and the Medtronic Foundation announced an additional $3M USD for COVID-19 relief efforts – a combination of financial resources, personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, and Medtronic employee engagement – focused on underserved areas of India, Brazil, the United States, and other global regions. This latest COVID-19 response expands Medtronic and Medtronic Foundation’s COVID-19 support to $56M USD.

Medtronic Receives “World Changing Idea” Recognition

Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
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Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.

Medtronic Receives Its Highest-Ever Ranking on DiversityInc Top 50 List

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s list, the company’s highest-ever ranking from DiversityInc
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Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the company’s highest-ever ranking on the list. And it ranked # 3 on the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity list, also a highest-ever ranking for the company. Medtronic’s move from # 33 in 2020 to # 11 in 2021 on the overall list is one of the largest jumps of any company in the Top 50.

Earth Day Podcast: Contributing to a Healthy Planet

Ginny Cassidy, Director of Sustainability, and Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Nathan Pommier on the critical role environmental stewardship plays at Medtronic
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In this DeviceTalks podcast, Ginny Cassidy, Director of Sustainability, and Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Nathan Pommier, discuss the evolution of corporate sustainability and the bold steps the company is taking to reduce its environmental impact.

Building a Fairer, and Healthier World

Medtronic announces a series of initiatives and funding aimed at reducing global healthcare disparities.
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Our world is an unequal one. Where you live and who you are often determines access to quality healthcare.

It should not be this way.

Lessons Learned

Here are the top five things Medtronic learned from the pandemic and why we won’t forget.
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When news of a mysterious, pneumonia-like disease spreading in China first broke in early 2020, few realized life was about to change for everyone. But that’s exactly what happened as cases of COVID-19 erupted everywhere and caused a global health pandemic.

International Women's Day

Medtronic women #ChooseToChallenge Gender Bias and Inequity
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Njairé McKoy learned about perseverance from her mother, Marion, a physician whose family immigrated from Guyana to England. More than once, a patient assumed her mother was a nurse. Another got up and left when she walked into the exam room, apparently shocked to learn that Dr. Bobb-McKoy was a 6-foot-1-inch-tall Black woman.

Preparing to Fight a “Silent Killer”

Researchers are working to find a device-related therapy for high blood pressure.
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Medtronic researchers are working to fight a “silent killer.”

To call high blood pressure “insidious” only scratches at the surface of its deadly impact. It’s a factor in up to half a million deaths every year in the United States alone. It’s often referred to as the “silent killer” because millions of people don’t know they have it. And even those who do know are often unable to control it.

Putting the Tech in MedTech

Molding innovative technologies into modern medical marvels
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Making the impossible possible

Rediscovering Resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic will end. Our support for healthcare systems and patients won’t.
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The case for hope

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