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Putting Purpose into Action: Global Healthcare Access

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our business success depends on our ability to make our products and therapies accessible to the patients who need them. We are working to improve the availability and affordability of our products by forming partnerships around new healthcare models and investing in critical skills and infrastructure. Our approach benefits society by increasing access to essential healthcare for underserved communities.

EXPANDING ACCESS TO QUALITY HEALTHCARE

Department of Defense Study Finds Risk of Exposure To COVID-19 Is Almost Non-Existent on United Flights

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The results are in: Your risk of exposure to COVID-19 is almost non-existent on our flights (yes, even on a full flight). 

Learn more about the robotic mannequins, biodefense sensors and the results of this U.S. Department of Defense study here.

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Medtronic Donates Nearly $1 Million in Personal Protective Equipment to International Medical Corps for COVID-19 Response Efforts

In Partnership with the Medtronic Foundation, More Than 400,000 KN95 Respirators and 1.1 Million Surgical Masks to be Distributed to Healthcare Facilities Across Continental U.S. and Puerto Rico
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DUBLIN, October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it has donated nearly $1 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to relief organization International Medical Corps to support its ongoing COVID-19 response efforts in the continental United States and Puerto Rico.

Tork® Site Safety Guide Shares Hygiene and Safety Recommendations for Manufacturers

Hygiene and health company Essity has developed the Tork Site Safety Guide for Manufacturing to share best practices
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Covid-19 Pandemic Puts Focus on Health Benefits Enrollment Season

by Tamara E. Holmes
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Every year, workers make changes to their benefits options during open enrollment season. But this time around, the COVID-19 pandemic had raised the importance of the annual process.

Johnson & Johnson Joins Other Companies in Signing a Landmark Communiqué on Expanded Global Access for COVID-19

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In signing the communiqué, Johnson & Johnson and 15 other life science companies are committing to prioritize the safety, science and accessibility of the potential vaccines, therapeutic medicines or diagnostic tools they are developing to help fight the pandemic.

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In signing the communiqué, Johnson & Johnson and 15 other life science companies are committing to prioritize the safety, science and accessibility of the potential vaccines, therapeutic medicines or diagnostic tools they are developing to help fight the pandemic.

The Impact of COVID-19 on a Company: 6 Questions for the Chief Financial Officer of Johnson & Johnson

By Liz Ozaist, Global Content Lab Editor-in-Chief, Johnson & Johnson
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When you're the CFO of a company, you have a holistic view of how a pandemic can touch every aspect of a business, especially when it's a healthcare company. So we posed inquiring mind questions to Joe Wolk about what the past eight months have been like for him at the financial helm of the company—via a Zoom interview.

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When you're the CFO of a company, you have a holistic view of how a pandemic can touch every aspect of a business, especially when it's a healthcare company. So we posed inquiring mind questions to Joe Wolk about what the past eight months have been like for him at the financial helm of the company—via a Zoom interview.

With COVID Causing Financial Strife, Americans Taking a Hard Look at Health Care Spending

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The hits just keep on coming for Americans struggling to keep up financially during a COVID-fueled economic downturn.

That’s the key takeaway from the annual 2020 Aflac WorkForces Report, which takes a magnifying glass to how employees and employers expect to approach health care benefits enrollment each year.

It’s not uncommon for Americans to adjust their health care benefits preferences, but the rising tide Aflac is seeing this year on other personal health care front is surprising.

The Science & Art of Goal Setting: Announcing Johnson & Johnson's New Climate Goals

by Paulette Frank, Worldwide Vice President, Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson
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I am so incredibly proud to have had the privilege to share Johnson & Johnson’s new climate goals during this Climate Week NYC 2020.

CRB's SlateXpace™ Gives Cell and Gene Therapy Clients New Flexibility, Control Over Manufacturing Needs To Support Highly Complex Product Pipelines

CRB, a leader in the design and construction of biotech manufacturing facilities, creates SlateXpace – a multimodal facility solution that delivers unmatched industry speed, flexibility and adaptability for the advanced therapy market
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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Emerging health threats, uncured diseases and the need to deliver critical therapies to patients are driving biotech companies to search for ways to build flexibility into their complex product pipelines and deliver projects in record time. Today, a pioneering multi-modality manufacturing solution addresses that challenge: SlateXpace™.

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