New Support Aims to Reach 10M People in India, Brazil, the U.S., and Other Global Regions
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.
Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
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.
Ginny Cassidy, Director of Sustainability, and Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Nathan Pommier on the critical role environmental stewardship plays at Medtronic
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.
Here are the top five things Medtronic learned from the pandemic and why we won’t forget.
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.
Medtronic women #ChooseToChallenge Gender Bias and Inequity
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.
Researchers are working to find a device-related therapy for high blood pressure.
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.